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approach
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The Winter's Tale
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  • Turn then my freshest reputation to A savour that may strike the dullest nostril Where I arrive, and my approach be shunn’d, Nay, hated too, worse than the great’st infection That e’er was heard or read!
  • See, your guests approach: Address yourself to entertain them sprightly, And let’s be red with mirth.

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  • Pr’ythee bring him in; and let him approach singing.
  • What with him? he comes not Like to his father’s greatness: his approach, So out of circumstance and sudden, tells us ’tis not a visitation fram’d, but forc’d By need and accident.
  • To me comes a creature, Sometimes her head on one side, some another: I never saw a vessel of like sorrow, So fill’d and so becoming: in pure white robes, Like very sanctity, she did approach My cabin where I lay: thrice bow’d before me; And, gasping to begin some speech, her eyes Became two spouts: the fury spent, anon Did this break from her: ’Good Antigonus, Since fate, against thy better disposition, Hath made thy person for the thrower-out Of my poor babe, according to thine…
  • ] ’tis time; descend; be stone no more; approach; Strike all that look upon with marvel.

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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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