[syn: encroaching(a), invasive, trespassing(a)]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:
Invasive \In*va"sive\, a. [LL. invasivus: cf. F. invasif. See
1. Tending to invade; characterized by invasion; aggressive.
"Invasive war." --Hoole.
2. (Med.) tending to spread, especially tending to intrude
into healthy tissue; -- used mostly of tumors. [Narrower
terms: malignant] PJC]
Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0:
28 Moby Thesaurus words for "invasive":
advancing, assailing, assaulting, attacking, charging, driving,
entering, in, inbound, incoming, incursionary, incursive,
inflooding, inflowing, ingoing, ingressive, inpouring, interfering,
interruptive, intervenient, intrusive, invading, invasionary,
inward, inward-bound, irruptive, obtrusive, thrusting