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approach
used in King Lear

3 uses
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1  —1 use as in:
approached the city
Definition
to get closer to (near in space, time, quantity, or quality)
  • Approach, thou beacon to this under globe, That by thy comfortable beams I may Peruse this letter.
    2.2 — Act 2 Scene 2 — Before Gloster's Castle (94% in)

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?  —2 uses
exact meaning not specified
  • 'tis time to look about; the powers of the kingdom approach apace.
    4.7 — Act 4 Scene 7 — A Tent in the French Camp. Lear on a bed.... (96% in)
  • There's my exchange [throwing down a glove]: what in the world he is That names me traitor, villain-like he lies: Call by thy trumpet: he that dares approach, On him, on you, who not?
    5.2 — Act 5 Scene 2 — A field between the two Camps (34% in)

There are no more uses of "approach" in King Lear.

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