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approach
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The Hound of the Baskervilles
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  • But it had not approached the body?
  • Sometimes it seemed impossible that he should fail to hear our approach.

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  • A square balustraded gallery ran round the top of the old hall, approached by a double stair.
  • A boulder of granite concealed our approach, and crouching behind it we gazed over it at the signal light.
  • The woman who approached me was certainly that, and of a most uncommon type.
  • A figure was approaching us over the moor, and I saw the dull red glow of a cigar.
  • Then once more the footsteps approached and a shadow fell across the opening of the hut.
  • Together we made our way down the precipitous slope and approached the body, black and clear against the silvered stones.
  • On seeing him lying still the creature had probably approached to sniff at him, but finding him dead had turned away again.
  • As I approached the hut, walking as warily as Stapleton would do when with poised net he drew near the settled butterfly, I satisfied myself that the place had indeed been used as a habitation.

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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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