Difference between interject and interjection




  1. to insert between other elements


Upon these interjections, placable flicks of the lionly tail addressed to Britannia the Ruler, who expected him in some mildish way to lash terga cauda in retiring, Sir Willoughby Patterne passed from a land of alien manners; and ever after he spoke of America respectfully and pensively, with a tail tucked in, as it were.

(An interjection here: my wife awoke, scared by an evil dream.

I had a continual barrage of interjections - quite contrary to the speech of the Minister, to whom we gave a pretty fair hearing.

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  1. the action of interjecting or interposing an action or remark that interrupts
  2. an abrupt emphatic exclamation expressing emotion


Not long after the rage-tastic clip was posted online, a shady character by the name of "RevoLucian" posted "Bale Out — RevoLucian's Christian Bale Remix" on YouTube, a techno-ripping, demonic dance party in which Bale's berating is repeated ad nauseam under pictures of the actor and random f-bomb interjections from Barbra Streisand.

Bearing in mind the way in which human interjections baffle the average writer, we cannot be surprised at the poor success that crowns the endeavours of the naturalist to syllabise bird notes.

As well as being finely crafted there is a unifying mood that reaches a peak in an expressive pedal point, sustained dissonance in the horns with side drum interjections, preparing for a pensive conclusion.

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