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accost
used in Pride and Prejudice

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Definition
to approach aggressively or inappropriately
  • Her resistance had not injured her with the gentleman, and he was thinking of her with some complacency, when thus accosted by Miss Bingley: "I can guess the subject of your reverie."
    Chapter 6 (88% in)
  • They had not long separated, when Miss Bingley came towards her, and with an expression of civil disdain accosted her: "So, Miss Eliza, I hear you are quite delighted with George Wickham!
    Chapter 18 (35% in)

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