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approach
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The Awakening
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  • The sunshade continued to approach slowly.
  • She felt moved to read the book in secret and solitude, though none of the others had done so,—to hide it from view at the sound of approaching footsteps.

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  • There was the sound of approaching voices.
  • When the voices of the bathers were heard approaching, Robert said good-night.
  • The flowers were like new acquaintances; she approached them in a familiar spirit, and made herself at home among them.
  • XXI Some people contended that the reason Mademoiselle Reisz always chose apartments up under the roof was to discourage the approach of beggars, peddlars and callers.
  • As the day approached when he was to leave her for a comparatively long stay, she grew melting and affectionate, remembering his many acts of consideration and his repeated expressions of an ardent attachment.
  • She closed the stove door with a bang, and approaching, assisted in removing Edna’s dripping mackintosh.
  • Once she thought she heard Mademoiselle Reisz approaching.
  • Oh! you cannot deceive me," and Mademoiselle approached her beloved instrument and began to play.

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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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