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accost
used in The Souls of Black Folk

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Definition
to approach aggressively or inappropriately
  • The days sped by, and the dark young clergyman labored; he wrote his sermons carefully; he intoned his prayers with a soft, earnest voice; he haunted the streets and accosted the wayfarers; he visited the sick, and knelt beside the dying.
    Chapter 12 (48% in)

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