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  • Yet he had known by instinct that Louetta Swanson could be approached.
  • Course I believe in using poetry and humor and all that junk when it turns the trick, but with a high-class restricted development like the Glen we better stick to the more dignified approach, see how I mean?

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  • Miss McGoun dashed in to whisper, with the excitement of an approaching scene, "He’s here!"
  • As he approached the office he walked faster and faster, muttering, "Guess better hustle."
  • He was nervous as the time for reading his paper approached.
  • As he approached the Roughnecks’ Table at the club, everybody laughed.
  • With his other faculties blurred he yet had the motorist’s gift of being able to drive when he could scarce walk; of slowing down at corners and allowing for approaching cars.
  • He was enormously busy during the dinner, now bumblingly cheering Paul, now approaching McKelvey with "Hear, you’re going to build some piers in Brooklyn," now noting how enviously the failures of the class, sitting by themselves in a weedy group, looked up to him in his association with the nobility, now warming himself in the Society Talk of McKelvey and Max Kruger.

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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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