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synonyms for encroaching

  • combative
  • contentious
  • destructive
  • intrusive
  • threatening
  • advancing
  • antipathetic
  • assailing
  • attacking
  • barbaric
  • bellicose
  • disruptive
  • disturbing
  • hawkish
  • intruding
  • invading
  • martial
  • militant
  • offensive
  • pugnacious
  • quarrelsome
  • rapacious
  • warlike
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antonyms for encroaching

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  • calm
  • complaisant
  • easygoing
  • laid-back
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How to use encroaching in a sentence

Yet even with that information in hand, the report’s unidentified author expressed concern that the FBI might be encroaching on free speech rights.
FBI REPORT WARNED OF ‘WAR’ AT CAPITOL, CONTRADICTING CLAIMS THERE WAS NO INDICATION OF LOOMING VIOLENCEDEVLIN BARRETT, MATT ZAPOTOSKYJANUARY 12, 2021WASHINGTON POST
If we allow the principle of digital sovereignty to encroach further, cloud service providers will be bound by national interests, and consumers will bear significant costs.
THE BALKANIZATION OF THE CLOUD IS BAD FOR EVERYONEAMY NORDRUMDECEMBER 17, 2020MIT TECHNOLOGY REVIEW
I began to miss rural Pennsylvania as the pandemic encroached into summer.
MUSHROOM HUNTING AT THE END OF THE WORLDDANNY PALUMBONOVEMBER 12, 2020EATER
The flexibility did carry an occasional side effect of home life encroaching on the working world, and vice versa, often providing a uniquely 2020 kind of amusement.
‘CALL OF DUTY’ VOICE ACTORS SPENT THE SUMMER ON VIDEO CALLS LIKE THE REST OF USMIKE HUMENOVEMBER 11, 2020WASHINGTON POST
The timing of the regulatory changes proposed by Beijing was a statement unto itself, since it encroached on Singles Day, the ultimate showcase of Alibaba’s sway.
NOV. 11 IS ALIBABA’S BIGGEST DAY OF THE YEAR. BEIJING RAINED ON THE PARADEEAMONBARRETTNOVEMBER 11, 2020FORTUNE
Mr. Campbell smiled and said, "she is encroaching on your goodness already, Madam, and would bring all my family with her."
THE ADOPTED DAUGHTERELIZABETH SANDHAM
Encroaching upon functions of subordinates prohibited; orders to be definite.
MANUAL OF MILITARY TRAININGJAMES A. MOSS
The dense shadows as yet unconquered by the encroaching whiteness gave the Campagna the aspect of a desert.
THE CONQUEST OF ROMEMATILDE SERAO
Islam has neither intention nor design of encroaching upon the spiritual preserves of Christendom.
ISLAM HER MORAL AND SPIRITUAL VALUEARTHUR GLYN LEONARD
In no long time after this the town was wholly absorbed by the encroaching waters.
THE RIVERS OF GREAT BRITAIN: RIVERS OF THE EAST COASTVARIOUS
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WORDS RELATED TO ENCROACHING

  • advancing
  • antipathetic
  • assailing
  • attacking
  • barbaric
  • bellicose
  • combative
  • contentious
  • destructive
  • disruptive
  • disturbing
  • encroaching
  • hawkish
  • intruding
  • intrusive
  • invading
  • martial
  • militant
  • offensive
  • pugnacious
  • quarrelsome
  • rapacious
  • threatening
  • warlike
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.