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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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For example, most cold viruses only invade cells in the nose and throat of humans.
In this sense, the title of the show, "Making Mischief: Dada Invades New York" was meant to indicate that this exhibition, which threw open the doors of the Arensbergs' salon, was the real occasion for Dada's invasion of New York.
It's a way in which malaria invades the immune system and might explain why people get repeated infections," he says.
But when normal skin bacteria invade a clogged pore, infection-fighting white blood cells rush to the rescue.
In some ways, HIV is no different from other viruses -- microscopic particles that invade and often destroy animal and plant cells.
Thus, even though a worm or hacker may invade a site, the G-Server prevents the damage typically associated with such attacks, including transmitting the virus to those who browse the infected organization's site.
The plant invades wet areas and may displace native species.
The VRE bacteria invades the gastrointestinal tract and, in people who are immunocompromised or have a chronic illness, can invade the bloodstream causing life threatening illness.