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invade

(ĭn-vād′)
v. in·vaded, in·vading, in·vades
v.tr.
1. To enter by force in order to conquer or pillage: The Romans invaded Britain.
2. To enter as if by invading; overrun or crowd: Each weekend, skiers invade the mountain town.
3. To enter and proliferate in bodily tissue, as a pathogen: Bacteria have invaded the lungs.
4. To encroach or intrude on; violate: invade someone's privacy.
v.intr.
To make an invasion: The cancer had invaded deeply into his liver.

in·vad′er n.
References in classic literature ?
The dust grew thicker and thicker, and the throats and eyes and noses of the invaders were filled with it.
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 centre, crouched before a slow-smoking fire, in the littered ashes of a thousand fires, was an old man who blinked apathetically at the invaders.
The gentleman had evidently come to his end defending his country from an invader.
But I was then, and still am, at loss to account for the presence of German soldiers upon the English coast so far from London, which history suggests would have been the natural goal of an invader.
but supposing the invader of domestic bliss to betake himself away at the first rush of the harem's lord, then is it very diverting to watch that lord.
If you are anxious to fight, you should not go to meet the invader near a river which he has to cross.
In turn, at night on deck, wriggling her toes at him under a rug to simulate some strange and crawling creature of an invader, he would dare to simulate his own befoolment and quite disrupt Villa's bed with his frantic ferocious attack on the thing that he knew was only her toes.
Similar impediments occur at every step, to exhaust the strength and delay the progress of an invader.
exhibit, gamers interact more closely with their alien opponents thanks to motion-sensor technology that allows them to stamp or hit the invaders as they approach on the floors or walls.
This year South Tees Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust has launched a fun campaign to try and get the message across to staff and no doubt all you Twitter and Facebook fans out there will have already spotted our Fight Flu Invaders posts on social media