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As she saw Mehta lurking nearby, she asked Mehta not to encroach.
A DIVISIVE JETS REPORTER, ACCUSED OF BULLYING, LOSES HIS PLACE ON THE BEATBEN STRAUSSDECEMBER 11, 2020WASHINGTON POST
That allows you to zip away from any cars that you think might be encroaching into your space, but it also means that you can scare yourself if you twist it too much.
I RODE AN ELECTRIC MOTORCYCLE FOR THE FIRST TIME. HERE’S WHAT I LEARNED.ROB VERGERDECEMBER 10, 2020POPULAR-SCIENCE
Confirmed cases of Lyme in the US have doubled since the ’90s, when housing developments increasingly encroached into rural areas and created patchy forest remnants.
THE FIGHT TO STOP THE NEXT PANDEMIC STARTS IN THE JUNGLES OF BORNEOBRIAN BARTHDECEMBER 2, 2020POPULAR-SCIENCE
That reality has been driven home repeatedly for legacy brands that have watched emerging direct-to-consumer brands encroach on their territory with innovative new models for connecting with and advertising to consumers.
MARKETERS HAVE SUCCESSFULLY PIVOTED TO FIRST-PARTY DATA, BUT STRUGGLE TO DEPLOY ITADSTRADECEMBER 2, 2020DIGIDAY
Nearby coastal states like Oregon and Washington are also seeing record blazes, some of which are encroaching on major population centers.
“UNPRECEDENTED”: WHAT’S BEHIND THE CALIFORNIA, OREGON, AND WASHINGTON WILDFIRESUMAIR IRFANSEPTEMBER 11, 2020VOX
The goods manager was not aggressive, and it was sometimes thought that Mathieson inclined to encroach upon his territory.
FIFTY YEARS OF RAILWAY LIFE IN ENGLAND, SCOTLAND AND IRELANDJOSEPH TATLOW
He was suddenly ashamed, humbled, feeling in her love a quality upon which no shameful circumstance could encroach.
FIDELITYSUSAN GLASPELL
Give Great Britain time to encroach and fortify upon all our frontiers?
THE DIPLOMATIC CORRESPONDENCE OF THE AMERICAN REVOLUTION, VOL. IV (OF 12)VARIOUS
As the tent was found to encroach partly on the same crevasse, it may be imagined that we did not dally long over the meal.
THE HOME OF THE BLIZZARDDOUGLAS MAWSON
Vines threatened to engulf the circling street of sepulchers in greenery and bloom, and grass to encroach on the flower plots.
GREYFRIARS BOBBYELEANOR ATKINSON
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO ENCROACH

  • encroaching
  • meddling
  • trespassing
  • violating
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