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greets

verb
present tense third-person singular of greet

Synonyms of greets

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

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“Greets.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/greets. Accessed 22 Oct. 2020.

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