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unbelligerent

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agreeable, amiable, amicable, civil, compatible, congenial, cordial, friendly, genial, inoffensive.
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meddle
Definition:
med'l, v.i. to interfere unnecessarily ( with or in): to take part in a matter with which one has nothing to do: to have to do ( with).-- n. MEDD'LER, one who interferes with matters in which he has no concern.-- adj. MEDD'LESOME, given to meddling.-- n. MEDD'LESOMENESS.-- adj. MEDD'LING, interfering in the concerns of others: officious-- also n. [ O. Fr. medler, a corr. of mesler ( Fr. mêler)-- Low L. misculare-- L. misc[= e]re, to mix.]

Synonyms:

noun
meddle
tamper.
verb
counteract
neutralize, offset, Counterwork.
derange
agitate, blur, botch, capsize, churn, clutter, confound, confuse, convulse, derange, disarrange, discompose, dishevel, dislocate, disorder, disorganize, displace, disturb, ferment, hash, jumble, mess, mislay, misplace, muddle, muss, perturb, ripple, roil, roughen, ruffle, rummage, rumple, scatter, scramble, swirl, tamper, toss, tousle, trouble, tumble, upset, whip, whisk, mix up.
exceed
overstep.
interrupt
butt in.
intervene, interfere
advance, barge in, busybody, butt in, chime in, encroach, encumber, hinder, horn in, impede, impose, infringe, inquire, interlope, interpose, intrude, invade, kibitz, mess around, mix in, obtrude, pry, snoop, tamper, trespass, Intermeddle, fool with, molest, abuse rights, break in on, come uninvited, crash the gates, dabble in, push in, put two cents in, sidewalk-superintend, stick nose in, worm in.
oppose
antagonize, challenge, check, conflict, confront, contradict, counter, counteract, counterattack, cross, defy, disagree, dispute, fight, hinder, impede, inhibit, intercept, interfere, object, obstruct, oppose, oppress, protest, rebuff, repel, repress, repulse, resist, suppress.
social
meddle, tamper.
Examples of usage:
  1. Dad made her promise not to meddle with the fire. – A Little Bush Maid by Mary Grant Bruce
  2. He wouldn't venture to meddle with the statue, would he? – General John Regan 1913 by George A. Birmingham
  3. Why do you fine folk meddle yourselves with poor folk's affairs? – When Valmond Came to Pontiac, Complete by Gilbert Parker Last Updated: March 15, 2009
  4. I don't want to meddle with the men's business. – Delia Blanchflower by Mrs. Humphry Ward
  5. Don't let anybody meddle with it. – The Return by H. Beam Piper and John J. McGuire

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