obtrude

If you want to be rude, you'll obtrude, or thrust yourself to the front of a line without waiting.

Who asked you? If the answer is no one, chances are you've decided to obtrude or shove your ideas and opinions into everyone's face. Obtrude has its origins in the Latin ob meaning "toward" and trudere meaning "to thrust." An intruder climbing through your kitchen window is someone who chooses to obtrude, or forcefully enter your home.

Definitions of obtrude
  1. verb
    push to thrust outward
    synonyms: push out, thrust out
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    type of:
    force, push
    move with force, "He pushed the table into a corner"
  2. verb
    thrust oneself in as if by force
    synonyms: intrude
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    type of:
    bring down, impose, inflict, visit
    impose something unpleasant
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