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Synonyms for encroachingen·croach·ing

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. encroaching(a), invasive, trespassing(a)adjective

    gradually intrusive without right or permission

    "we moved back from the encroaching tide"; "invasive tourists"; "trespassing hunters"

    Antonyms:
    unintrusive, not intrusive

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  1. List of paraphrases for "encroaching":

    impinging

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  1. Keith Schoonmaker:

    For investors who have a longer time horizon, that is more than a couple of months, we think the railroad stocks present compelling opportunities, there aren't going to be competitors encroaching upon their returns and they have a cost advantage over trucking companies.

  2. John Adams:

    Nip the shoots of arbitrary power in the bud, is the only maxim which can ever preserve the liberties of any people. When the people give way, their deceivers, betrayers, and destroyers press upon them so fast, that there is no resisting afterwards. The nature of the encroachment upon the American constitution is such, as to grow every day more and more encroaching. Like a cancer, it eats faster and faster every hour. The revenue creates pensioners, and the pensioners urge for more revenue. The people grow less steady, spirited, and virtuous, the seekers more numerous and more corrupt, and every day increases the circles of their dependents and expectants, until virtue, integrity, public spirit, simplicity, and frugality, become the objects of ridicule and scorn, and vanity, luxury, foppery, selfishness, meanness, and downright venality swallow up the whole society.

  3. Milton Waner:

    It’s relentless, at some stage, one or more of these vessels will rupture. Usually it’s associated with minor trauma or it can be spontaneous, and this will lead to a huge, massive hemorrhage and these hemorrhages can be fatal. In addition to this problem, Zoubir’s venous malformation was encroaching on his airway so at some point it would affect his ability to breathe.

  4. Suzan Murray:

    So far, we were able to identify six novel coronaviruses in Myanmar, these are areas with lots of wildlife biodiversity, a growing human population encroaching on the natural habitat, good travel networks and a large amount of livestock, which means there is a high potential for virus spillovers between species.

  5. Dawn Zimmerman:

    These are areas with lots of wildlife biodiversity, a growing human population encroaching on the natural habitat, good travel networks and a large amount of livestock, which means there is a high potential for virus spillovers between species.

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