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  • Mrs. Penniman got quickly up from her chair and approached her niece.
  • CHAPTER XXXII Our story has hitherto moved with very short steps, but as it approaches its termination it must take a long stride.

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  • Her aunt came stealing in very gently, and approached her with great solemnity.

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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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