1. someone who enters by force in order to conquer
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How To Use encroacher In A Sentence

  • The lake was dangerously shallow, and encroachers were already living in some parts of it.
  • You, my best child, will give me always your advice, as to my carriage in this my new lot; for I would not for the world be thought an encroacher. Pamela
  • ‘They are illegal encroachers,’ I've heard people say of slum dwellers, ‘they breed like rabbits.’
  • I was forced to obey, and she flung from me, repeating base, and adding flattering, encroacher. Clarissa Harlowe
  • It is obvious that a large proportion of the forest area is in the possession of encroachers in connivance with real estate agents, politicians and government officials.
  • He is, as you relate, every hour more and more an encroacher upon it. Clarissa Harlowe
  • I can tell you, you are exactly right; for if you were to be an encroacher, as the good old man calls it, my brother would be the first to see it, and would gradually think less and less of you, till possibly he might come to despise you, and to repent of his choice: for the least shadow of an imposition, or low cunning, or mere selfishness, he cannot bear. Pamela
  • Not only has the course of these rivulets been changed by encroachers within the township, but also in peripheral areas falling in the neighbouring state of Punjab.
  • Love is an encroacher, says he: loves never goes backward. Clarissa Harlowe
  • Silly and partial encroacher! not to know to what to attribute the reserve I am forced to treat him with! Clarissa Harlowe
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