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greet

verb

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to acknowledge (someone) by means of spoken words
  • The host cheerfully greeted the party guests at the door.

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The first known use of greet was before the 12th century

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“Greet.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/greet. Accessed 25 Oct. 2021.

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