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Would it be wise to invade this home just at this juncture and introduce boarders?

General Lee was encouraged to assume the offensive, and to invade Pennsylvania.

The fragrance and beauty of the lily seemed suddenly to invade his spirit.

The British were about to invade the colonies from Canada by way of that lake.

Well––er––do you think they intend to invade our upper range this year?

He might want to talk all night, try crazily to invade my privacy.

Are these the laws that it is natural to love, and sacrilegious to invade?

They will invade us again, and probably we shall beat them back.

Here, then, was the daring leader chosen to invade New France.

Elated by Chancellorsville, Lee determined to invade the North.

WORD ORIGIN

late 15c., from Middle French invader "to invade," and directly from Latin invadere "to go into, enter upon; assail, assault, attack" (see invasion). Related: invaded; invading.

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