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1. encroaching

adjective. ['ɪnˈkroʊtʃɪŋ'] gradually intrusive without right or permission.

Synonyms

  • intrusive
  • invasive

Antonyms

  • protrusive
  • convex
  • extrusive

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Words that Rhyme with Encroaching

  • approaching
  • broaching
  • poaching
  • coaching

Example sentences of the word encroaching


1. Verb, gerund or present participle
The National Park Service keeps earth-moving equipment on hand to push encroaching sand dunes off the highway.

2. Adjective
Anogenital swelling in females signals their encroaching fertility.

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