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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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What Charos didn't know at the time was that he was treating one of the earliest victims of West Nile virus (nonliving particle that invades and reproduces in a living cell) in the U.
If it invades your garden, don't dig or rotavate your plot.
When an infection invades the body, the immune system is called upon to control and stop it.
The debilitating effects of poliomyelitis arise because the virus adroitly finds and invades motor neurons, which it then destroys.
A Middle Eastern dictatorship suddenly invades and overruns a nearby kingdom that exports a great deal of oil to the U.
Curated by Francis Naumann with Beth Venn, "Making Mischief: Dada Invades New York" was the first major attempt to assemble the works and documents of New York Dada.
Even before it actually invades the node, it actually causes the node to change," he said.
Iraq invades Kuwait, and in 1991 the Persian Gulf war begins.
Although their malaria study was confined to laboratory dishes, it confirms suspicions that the microbe has immune-disabling potential and sheds light on the puzzling mechanism by which malaria invades the human body.
A: Zits happen when bacteria invades trapped oil in the sebaceous, or oil, gland under your skin (see diagram below).
Himalayan knotweed, which invades moist, disturbed areas, is proposed for addition to the list as a Class "B" noxious weed.
What's more, wherever it invades, small, near-shore invertebrates all but disappear, says Elliott A.