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encroach
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Jane Eyre
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  • Encroach, presume, and the game is up.
  • "You see now, my queenly Blanche," began Lady Ingram, "she encroaches.

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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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