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encroach
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Great Expectations
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  • Without encroaching on forbidden ground, we may venture to say that there can be no doubt between ourselves of that fact.
  • And as to the condition on which you hold your advancement in life,—namely, that you are not to inquire or discuss to whom you owe it,—you may be very sure that it will never be encroached upon, or even approached, by me, or by any one belonging to me.

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  • After awhile, the others dragged mattresses and blankets into the room and made a nest around me, and we packed together for warmth against the encroaching chill.
    Ransom Riggs  --  Hollow City
  • But over the summer his encroaching dementia had taken a cruel twist.
    Ransom Riggs  --  Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children

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