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accost
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The Scarlet Letter
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  • Meanwhile her mother had accosted the physician.
  • If they were resolute to accost her, she laid her finger on the scarlet letter, and passed on.
  • "Let her see nothing strange—no passion or eagerness—in thy way of accosting her," whispered Hester.

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  • He accosted me with excessive warmth, for he had been drinking much.
    Edgar Allan Poe  --  The Cask of Amontillado
  • A few blocks from home, he was accosted by two robbers.
    Mitch Albom  --  Tuesdays with Morrie

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