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used in The Iliad by Homer - (translated by: Edward)

2 uses
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to approach aggressively or inappropriately
  • He said: but Hector of the glancing helm Made answer none; then thus with gentle tones Helen accosted him: "Dear brother mine, (Of me, degraded, sorrow-bringing, vile!
    1.6 — Volume 1 Book 6 (61% in)
  • Achilles mark'd their coming, not well pleas'd: With troubled mien, and awe-struck by the King, They stood, nor dar'd accost him; but himself Divin'd their errand, and address'd them thus: "Welcome, ye messengers of Gods and men, Heralds! approach in safety; not with you, But with Atrides, is my just offence, Who for the fair Briseis sends you here.
    1.1 — Volume 1 Book 1 (54% in)

There are no more uses of "accost" in The Iliad by Homer - (translated by: Edward).

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