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invade

verb aggress, arrogate, assail, assault, attack, break in, encroach, enter hostilely, impinge, infringe, intrude, obtrude, overrun, overtake, penetrate, raid, run over, trespass, usurp, violate
Associated concepts: invade the corpus of a trust, invade the province of the jury, invasion of privacy, invasion of propprty rights, invasion of rights
See also: accroach, assail, attack, break, despoil, encroach, enter, force, harry, impinge, impose, infringe, interfere, intrude, obtrude, occupy, overlap, overstep, penetrate, pervade, plunder, preempt, trespass, violate
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The gentleman had evidently come to his end defending his country from an invader.
Many of the Tahitians were at first disposed to resort to arms, and drive the invaders from their shores; but more pacific and feebler counsels ultimately prevailed.
In the fourth place are propagatores or propugnatores imperii; such as in honorable wars enlarge their territories, or make noble defence against invaders.
The French invaders, like an infuriated animal that has in its onslaught received a mortal wound, felt that they were perishing, but could not stop, any more than the Russian army, weaker by one half, could help swerving.
They marched near a thousand miles to the south of the tropic; but the heat of the climate soon repelled the invaders and protected the unwarlike natives of those sequestered regions.
I believe it would not have been always comfortable to know Mendoza outside of his books; he was rather a terrible person; he was one of the Spanish invaders of Italy, and is known in Italian history as the Tyrant of Sierra.
Your Standing Army was running," answered the fellow, honestly; "for no man could face the terrible weapons of the invaders.
The way was beset with a thousand annoyances, chiefest among which were thorns, cunningly concealed, that penetrated the bare feet of the invaders.
Now Rose considered this her special kingdom, and came down upon the invaders with an energy which amazed them and quelled the riot at once.
His price was paid, his objections silenced, and the mountain gorges lay open to the invaders.
And our State must once more enlarge; and this time the will be nothing short of a whole army, which will have to go out and fight with the invaders for all that we have, as well as for the things and persons whom we were describing above.
Ismene tells him of the latest oracle and interprets to him its purport, that some day the Theban invaders of Athens will be routed in a battle near the grave of Oedipus.