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At all events, an inroad of careless courage was the consequence.

This change and desecration, this inroad of modernness, merely completes its eternity.

They have to repudiate the inroad, and stand by the inroader.

The Globe has not yet recovered from Downey's inroad, and they won't touch it.

So far as it goes, the privilege of importation is an inroad on the rights given to the copyright proprietor.

The inroad of coolies and settlers from Madras and Bengal not yet begun.

The narratives of the inroad are, perhaps unavoidably, somewhat confused.

How is the parasite's inroad into the flesh fly's pupae effected?

If only I had a few bullets, wouldn't I stop this inroad of wood-lice!

Doubtless the inroad of the Feringhis was the topic of talk.

WORD ORIGIN

1540s, "hostile incursion, raid, foray," from in- (2) "in;" second element is road in the obsolete sense of "riding;" related to raid. Related: Inroads.

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