Sentence Examples


  • The peninsula is much exposed to encroachment by the sea.
  • Rows of red tulips stood like sentinels along the walkway, struggling to survive against the encroachment of summer.
  • His political programme was that the law should be respected as the supreme will in the country, that Servia's political autonomy should be jealously guarded, and every encroachment on the part of the suzerain power should be resented and rebuffed.
  • This new procedure, we may imagine, was resented by the northern Hebrews as an encroachment upon their liberties.
  • The encroachment of land on sea has been calculated at the rate of about three miles in a thousand years.