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Lord of the Flies
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Lord of the Flies
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  • Ralph had been deceived before now by the specious appearance of depth in a beach pool and he approached this one preparing to be disappointed.
  • Now they approached the darker smudge that had been the signal fire, yawning, rubbing their eyes, treading with practiced feet.

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as in: approached the city Define
to come near or nearer
as in: use the best approach Define
a way of doing something; or a rout that leads to a particular place
as in: approached her with the proposal Define
to speak with someone about something for the first time -- such as a proposal -- often something discussed in a delicate, tentative way
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