present tense third-person singular of accost
as in confronts
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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“Accosts.” Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 27 May. 2024.

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