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accost
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Pride and Prejudice
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  • Her resistance had not injured her with the gentleman, and he was thinking of her with some complacency, when thus accosted by Miss Bingley: "I can guess the subject of your reverie."
  • They had not long separated, when Miss Bingley came towards her, and with an expression of civil disdain accosted her: "So, Miss Eliza, I hear you are quite delighted with George Wickham!

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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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