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encroach
used in The Remains of the Day

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Definition
to gradually take another's rights or property
  • Indeed, although one could not see out far that day on account of the encroaching mist, and the daylight too was rapidly fading by this stage, obliging Miss Kenton to hold her needlework up to the last of it, I remember our often breaking off from our respective activities simply to gaze out at the views around us.
    3e — Day 3 - Evening (13% in)

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