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[uh-kaw-stid, uh-kos-tid] /əˈkɔ stɪd, əˈkɒs tɪd/
adjective, Heraldry.
(of animals) represented as side by side:
two dolphins accosted.
Origin of accosted
First recorded in 1600-10; accost + -ed2
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unaccosted, adjective Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2017.
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  • He bowed and made his way, not unaccosted, through the crowd to the Eagle porch.

    Lewis Rand Mary Johnston
  • He passed on unaccosted, but as he was stepping from the curb the stranger loomed up suddenly behind him.

    The Rest Hollow Mystery Rebecca N. Porter

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