Sentence Examples


  • Rows of red tulips stood like sentinels along the walkway, struggling to survive against the encroachment of summer.
  • This new procedure, we may imagine, was resented by the northern Hebrews as an encroachment upon their liberties.
  • He resented the initiative in Reconstruction taken by Lincoln, and later by Johnson, as an encroachment upon the powers of Congress.
  • From Schleswig eastwards to Lubeck Bay the coast is pierced by a number of narrow openings or Fohrden, the result of encroachment of the sea caused by subsidence.
  • 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.