Sentence Examples

  • He didn't share the encroaching baldness or the spreading waistline of the others.
  • Owing to climatic causes the tract they occupied was slowly drying up. They were the outposts of civilization towards the encroaching desert, and the Tatar nomadism that advanced with it.
  • They sweep in a broad band of roughly parallel ranges to the south-west, preserving their general direction till they abut on the Great Registan desert to the west of Kandahar, where they terminate in a series of detached and broken anticlinals whose sides are swept by a sea of encroaching sand.
  • It continued, however, to be governed by native princes until it was absorbed by the encroaching power of Pontus.
  • The sea is encroaching over a considerable extent of coast-line on the North Sea as well as on the English Channel.

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