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encroach
used in The Hunger Games

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Definition
to gradually take another's rights or property
  • He lists the disasters, the droughts, the storms, the fires, the encroaching seas that swallowed up so much of the land, the brutal war for what little sustenance remained.
    p. 18.3

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