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Mawson, C.O.S., ed. (1870–1938). Roget’s International Thesaurus. 1922.

Class II. Words Relating to Space
Section IV. Motion
4. Motion with Reference to Direction

294. [Motion Into.] Ingress.

   NOUN:INGRESS; entrance, entry; introgression, ingressiveness, influx, intrusion, inroad, incursion, invasion, irruption; ingression; penetration, interpenetration; illapse [rare], infiltration; insinuation (interjacence) [See Interjacence]; insertion [See Insertion].
  IMMIGRATION, incoming, foreign influx; admission (reception) [See Reception].
  IMPORT, importation; imports.
  IMMIGRANT, visitor, incomer, newcomer, comeling [archaic], colonist, Buttinsky [humorous].
  INLET; way in; mouth, door, (opening) [See Opening]; barway; path (way) [See Method]; conduit [See Conduit].
   VERB:ENTER; go -, come -, pour -, flow -, creep -, slip -, pop -, break -, burst- -into, – in; have the entrée; set foot on; ingress [obs.]; burst -, break- in upon; invade, insinuate itself; interpenetrate, penetrate; infiltrate; find one’s way -, wriggle -, worm oneself- into; intrude, butt in [slang] horn in [slang, U. S.].
  give entrance to (receive) [See Reception], insert [See Insertion].
   ADJECTIVE:INCOMING, inbound, ingressive, inward, entrant [rare]; entering &c. v.