accost

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To approach and speak to boldly or aggressively, as with a demand or request
To speak to first; to address; to greet

She approached the basin, and bent over it as if to fill her pitcher; she again lifted it to her head. The personage on the well-brink now seemed to accost her; to make some request—She hasted, let down her pitcher on her hand, and gave him to drink..

Address; greeting
To approach; to make up to
To join side to side; to border; hence, to sail along the coast or side of
To adjoin; to lie alongside
to speak to
{v} to address, speak first to, salute
approach with an offer of sexual favors; "he was solicited by a prostitute"; "The young man was caught soliciting in the park"
speak to someone
{f} approach, confront, waylay (often aggressively); solicit, proposition
disapproval If someone accosts another person, especially a stranger, they stop them or go up to them and speak to them in a way that seems rude or threatening. A man had accosted me in the street. to go towards someone you do not know and speak to them in an unpleasant or threatening way
accosted
Supported on both sides by other charges; also, side by side
accosted
Simple past tense and past participle of accost
To accost
abord
accosted
Simple past and past participle of to accost
accosting
The act of physically confronting a person
accosting
present participle of accost
accosts
third-person singular of accost
accost
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