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encroaching

verb
present participle of encroach

Synonyms of encroaching

to advance gradually beyond the usual or desirable limits
  • each year the sea continues to encroach upon the island's beaches

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“Encroaching.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/encroaching. Accessed 18 Oct. 2021.

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