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approach
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Definition
to get closer to (near in space, time, quantity, or quality)
  • I approach her car from behind, but she doesn't see me.
    Chapter 33 (58% in)
approach = get near
  • Skeeter watches as Celia Foote approaches Elizabeth.
    Chapter 25 (37% in)
  • approaches = moves toward
  • Celia backs away, as if she's afraid to approach Hilly where she'd seemed so powerful a few minutes ago.
    Chapter 25 (58% in)
  • approach = get near
  • Hilly stands very still, watching her approach.
    Chapter 25 (76% in)
approach = get near
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