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accost

verb

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to approach and speak to (someone) often in an angry, aggressive, or unwanted way
  • He was accosted by peddlers selling touristy trinkets on the street.
  • She was so famous that people would accost her on the street and ask for an autograph.

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The first known use of accost was in 1567

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“Accost.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/accost. Accessed 22 Jan. 2021.

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