Definitions

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  • n. The act of breaking in; incursion; invasion; inroad.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The act of breaking in; incursion; invasion; inroad.

Etymologies

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From in- +‎ breaking.

Examples

  • Hence Ignatius 'original appeal to Christ as the inbreaking foundation of catholicity that supersedes any immanent claims to authority ... claims made either by Protestants who wish to exclude Roman Catholics from catholicity, or Catholics who wish to exclude Protestants from catholicity.

    "Protestantism is dangerous. ..."

  • To Asinus Gravis: Agreed all are invited to participate in the inbreaking of God's kingdom today.

    TEXAS FAITH: Why are millennials dropping out? | RELIGION Blog | dallasnews.com

  • The Kingdom of God is the inbreaking of Jesus's redemption not just of our individual lives but of our communities, countries, and all of creation.

    Archive 2009-01-01

  • A faint garlic smell reached him exactly then, an inbreaking of Balkan blood on the air of his north, as he turned back to her to ask if she really was Katje, the lovely little Queen of Transylvania.

    Gravity's Rainbow

  • With the Girondists, the last bulwark against the inbreaking tyranny fell.

    The History of England in Three Volumes, Vol.III. From George III. to Victoria

  • He needs consecrated men, to hurl them against the organized powers, and inbreaking hordes, that are desecrating the Sabbath, corrupting the

    Sketches of the Covenanters

  • _A great waste by an inundation or inbreaking of the sea, a tribute of

    Chronicles (1 of 6): The Historie of England (7 of 8) The Seventh Boke of the Historie of England

  • Choosing evil, clinging to evil, loving the darkness because it suits with their deeds, therefore turning their backs on the inbreaking light, how can they but be condemned — if God be true, if he be light, and darkness be alien to him!

    Unspoken Sermons Third Series

  • Choosing evil, clinging to evil, loving the darkness because it suits with their deeds, therefore turning their backs on the inbreaking light, how can they but be condemned -- if God be true, if he be light, and darkness be alien to him!

    Unspoken Sermons Series I., II., and II.

  • That those who journey in darkness may be given friends and companions to lead them by the hand; and that those whose hearts are hardened against Christ and His Church may be touched by an inbreaking of grace, to the Lord we pray, Christ, hear us.

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