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approach
Used In
Measure for Measure
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  • Take, then, this your companion by the hand, Who hath a story ready for your ear: I shall attend your leisure; but make haste; The vaporous night approaches.
  • For this new-married man approaching here, Whose salt imagination yet hath wrong’d Your well-defended honour, you must pardon For Mariana’s sake: but as he adjudg’d your brother,— Being criminal, in double violation Of sacred chastity and of promise-breach, Thereon dependent, for your brother’s life,— The very mercy of the law cries out Most audible, even from his proper tongue, ’An Angelo for Claudio, death for death.’

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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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