Encroachingly

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • adv Encroachingly By way of encroachment.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • encroachingly By encroachment.
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Quotations

  • Louis D. Brandeis
    Louis D. Brandeis
    “The greatest dangers to liberty lurk in insidious encroachment by men of zeal -- well-meaning but without understanding.”
  • Pasquier Quesnel
    Pasquier Quesnel
    “Zeal is very blind, or badly regulated, when it encroaches upon the rights of others.”

Usage

In literature:

We are in no danger from violations of the Constitution by which encroachments are made upon the personal rights of the citizen.
"A Compilation of the Messages and Papers of the Presidents" by James D. Richardson
They held that there should be no delay in resisting, at whatever cost or peril, the first encroachments of power on their liberties.
"The Anti-Slavery Examiner, Part 4 of 4" by American Anti-Slavery Society
The Creeks in particular are covered from encroachment by the interposition of the General Government and that of Georgia.
"A Compilation of the Messages and Papers of the Presidents" by James D. Richardson
The brain is slowly softening into blubber, and the liver is gradually encroaching upon the heart.
"Lands of the Slave and the Free" by Henry A. Murray
How long, Moesramelik, are you going to encroach upon my inheritance?
"Armenian Literature" by Anonymous
There as here, business encroaches on many streets formerly strictly residential.
"Cuba, Old and New" by Albert Gardner Robinson
Lastly, the steadily encroaching Namaquas, a superior Hottentot race, lived on the edge of the district.
"Inquiries into Human Faculty and Its Development" by Francis Galton
All the encroachments of King Charles together were as nothing to this usurpation of despotic power.
"Friends, though divided" by G. A. Henty
Even before the house was started its position and that of the garage had been staked so that the garden might not encroach on them.
"Ethel Morton's Enterprise" by Mabell S.C. Smith
Neighbours, at the best, are an impertinent encroachment on one's privacy, and, at the worst, an unnatural hindrance to our development.
"Vanishing Roads and Other Essays" by Richard Le Gallienne
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In poetry:

Happy he whom neither wealth nor fashion,
Nor the march of the encroaching city,
Drives an exile
From the hearth of his ancestral homestead.
"The Golden Mile-Stone. (Birds Of Passage. Flight The First)" by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
Man and the present fit: if he provide,
He breaks the square.
This houre is mine: if for the next I care,
I grow too wide,
And do encroach upon death's side:
"The Discharge" by George Herbert
Before the Dawn's Encroachment I awoke
And heard again the bodeful Adage spoke:
Society Engagements are like Eggs -
You know not what's Inside them till they're Broke.
"The Rubáiyát of Omar Khayyám Jr." by Wallace Irwin
And when unerring death, at last,
Comes rushing on time's fatal blast,
And naught (not e'en my love) can save
Thy form from the encroaching grave,
I'll share that grave with thee.
""He For God Only, She For God In Him."" by Caroline Howard Gilman
When that day comes, oh, may this hand grow cold,
Busy, like thine, for Freedom and the Right;
Oh, may this soul, like thine, be ever bold
To face dark Slavery's encroaching blight!
"Elegy On The Death Of Dr. Channing" by James Russell Lowell
As envy pines at good possess’d,
So jealously looks forth distress’d
On good that seems approaching;
And, if success his steps attend,
Discerns a rival in a friend,
And hates him for encroaching.
"Friendship" by William Cowper

In news:

It must be a sign of encroaching age that one's tolerance for cuteness increases.
England has bemoaned encroachment of Americanisms — now it's going the other way.
Church, State, and Obama His encroachments put at risk a lot that is good in American culture.
Social Media is fast encroaching as a timely, though cluttered, resource.
Japanese car companies were starting to encroach on the Beetle's reputation for reliability and efficiency.
The University of Georgia's majestic and iconic red barn on South Milledge Avenue stands compromised by encroaching sport fields and neglect.
Nintendo Cuts Forecast as Mobile Games Encroach .
Fire Encroaching on the City.
Colorful annuals brighten a fall gardenCypress knees encroaching on nearby azaleas can be removed Cypress knees are woody growths that develop on roots and protrude above the soil line.
Cypress knees encroach on azaleas.
An Arizona community has taken a stand against development that would have encroached on its general aviation airport.
When is an encroachment not an encroachment .
The issue of encroachment has received attention after residents Kim and Mike Denton were notified by the city's code enforcement that 1,574 square feet of their home is encroaching on city land.
The state Department of Natural Resources (DNR) has unveiled a new Encroachment Resolution Initiative (ERI) as a way for the department to work with property owners who are trespassing or encroaching on DNR-held public land.
Coyote hunt begins in effort to stem canine encroachment .
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In science:

Indeed classical cryptography can not be encroach entire area of quantum cryptography.
A simple unbreakable code
Encroaching lists as a measure of presortedness.
Random Shuffling to Reduce Disorder in Adaptive Sorting Scheme
At low Etrue , fake jets can be seen encroaching on the low energy side of the distribution.
sPHENIX: An Upgrade Concept from the PHENIX Collaboration
Culture encroachment happens through the interplay of technology and everyday life.
The Japanese Smart Grid Initiatives, Investments, and Collaborations
These results encroach on LSND’s allowed region, but they do not rule out LSND.
MiniBooNE: the Booster Neutrino Experiment
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