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Word: accost

Definition: approach and speak first to a person


Sentences Containing 'accost'

As I moved away, I saw one of the gamblers approach and accost him; then another of them; then the third.
One who adopts it, I need not say, ought not to carry it out in an obscure corner, but boldly accost, if occasion serve, some personage of rank or wealth.
Out of the midst of them, the ghostly face would rise, and he would accost it again.

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