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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

To suddenly approach another with the intent to speak.

Usage examples (32)
  • Sam didn't want to accost Melanie, but he needed to speak with her.
  • BTW, the first two definitions of 'accost' from dictionary. com:
  • The next person to accost him was Miss Celia Fair.
  • Presently I ventured to accost her with that fact. for more
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