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approach
used in BoneMan's Daughters

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1  —2 uses as in:
approached the city
Definition
to get closer to (near in space, time, quantity, or quality)
  • And for a single second he considered stopping and developing a more stealthy approach.
    Chapter 38 (12% in)
approach = getting near
  • The fact that he'd managed to temper that desperation through great effort did not keep him from sweating as the time approached.
    Chapter 20 (53% in)
approached = got near
There are no more uses of "approach" flagged with this meaning in BoneMan's Daughters.

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  • Alvin walked back to the door, locked it, then approached her.
    Chapter 33 (34% in)
  • Lieutenant Gassler approached, cracking his neck.
    Chapter 1 (22% in)
  • He knew where the man was headed, but his approach was meaningless because, unlike many Muslims who believed they were following God in political matters, his own belief in God was far too distant to consider in the same thought.
    Chapter 3 (61% in)
  • "There's two ways you can approach this.
    Chapter 11 (81% in)
  • He'd killed the German shepherd that had barked on his approach to the first victim in El Paso, but caught unprepared, he'd resorted to a bat over the animal's skull, not an ideal distraction in the heat of a taking.
    Chapter 16 (70% in)
  • Alvin slowed the Ford F-150 pickup down as he approached the sign along Highway 166 that read CROW'S NEST RANCH, 2 MILES.
    Chapter 22 (15% in)
  • Just his headlights, and as he approached the seven-mile marker headed south, he felt conspicuous, so he turned off the headlights as well.
    Chapter 24 (62% in)
  • He slowly pushed himself to his feet, set the cell phone on the bed, picked up the sledgehammer, and approached Burton Welsh's unconscious form.
    Chapter 26 (56% in)
  • Approaching the house you could see nothing out of place, certainly nothing that indicated the kind of tragedy hidden by the four white walls of the Heath homestead.
    Chapter 26 (61% in)
  • "You're approaching the road."
    Chapter 26 (83% in)
  • And now he was approaching her.
    Chapter 29 (62% in)
  • The man had said first light, and first light was approaching.
    Chapter 31 (87% in)

There are no more uses of "approach" in BoneMan's Daughters.

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