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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR ENCROACHING

I then placed sentinels to prevent the crowd from encroaching on us.

He had no thought of encroaching upon the lands of the Indians, or of erecting any forts in antagonism to them.

In spite of the headwind, the fire was encroaching forward as well as aft.

The encroaching British were working their way into every open water in America.

No encroaching politeness in the act, but kindness, unadorned.

He ground his teeth to master this encroaching inebriation of his will and judgment.

"Settlers are encroaching on our lands," came the cry from Sacs, Foxes, and Iowas.

They came from the Lias cliffs, undermined by the encroaching sea.

But I am encroaching on time more valuable than my own, and I, too, have enough to do.

The citizens saw the Italians encroaching upon them at every point.

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Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.