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Definitionto approach aggressively or inappropriately
- Meanwhile her mother had accosted the physician.Chapter 14 -- Hester and the Physician (9% in)
- If they were resolute to accost her, she laid her finger on the scarlet letter, and passed on.Chapter 13 -- Another View of Hester (33% in)
- "Let her see nothing strange—no passion or eagerness—in thy way of accosting her," whispered Hester.Chapter 19 -- The Child at the Brookside (15% in)
There are no more uses of "accost" in The Scarlet Letter.
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