verb (used with object)
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Origin of accost
OTHER WORDS FROM accostac·cost·a·ble, adjectiveun·ac·cost·a·ble, adjective
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Example sentences from the Web for accost
Or, even more embarrassingly, she did and opted to accost Aslan about his religion regardless of the claims in his book.Speed Read: The Six Most Controversial Reza Aslan Claims About Jesus|Lizzie Crocker|July 30, 2013|DAILY BEAST
The dreamer tries to help, and fends off a man who is about to accost her with lecherous intentions.Book Bag: André Aciman’s Favorite Novellas of Unconsummated Loves|André Aciman|January 1, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Yet how painful not to be allowed to call at a single house, or to accost a single person we met.My Ten Years' Imprisonment|Silvio Pellico
Toward noon a single man ventured out into the road to accost the cowboy.The Man of the Forest|Zane Grey
Doubtless it never entered the Captain's head that any peasant would accost him about such a trifle as the ruin of his daughter.The Life of Thomas Wanless, Peasant|Alexander Johnstone Wilson
He pretends to come out quite by accident, and will express great surprise when I accost him in the way I intend.
As I moved away, I saw one of the gamblers approach and accost him; then another of them; then the third.Life On The Mississippi, Complete|Mark Twain (Samuel Clemens)