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to approach for the purpose of speech

to meet face-to-face, especially defiantly

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approach with an offer of sexual favors

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And here Mr Codlin's false position in society and the effect it wrought upon his wounded spirit, were strongly illustrated; for whereas he had been last night accosted by Mr Punch as 'master,' and had by inference left the audience to understand that he maintained that individual for his own luxurious entertainment and delight, here he was, now, painfully walking beneath the burden of that same Punch's temple, and bearing it bodily upon his shoulders on a sultry day and along a dusty road.
Ajulo, while speaking with Tribune Online, however, said he ran into some armed vigilante group members of Fulani extraction on the road of Akoko area of the state, and accosted them and challenged them on why the move about with guns.
They said the same group, which is reportedly composed of New People's Army (NPA) rebels, also accosted five police officers on Friday.
Ms Gedi, who was in the company of Homa Bay Woman Representative Gladys Wanga, was going for a committee meeting at Protection House which is situated outside Parliament buildings when Mr Amin accosted her.Mr Amin accused the MP, who is a member of the Budget and Appropriation Committee, of failing to allocate money to his constituency during the recent committee visit to Wajir County.
Santos was immediately accosted and taken to the police station while charges for violating the Comprehensive Dangerous Drugs Act of 2002 will be filed against him.
Summary: He was accosted in the Moti Nagar area in New Delhi
Police said the brawl occurred after supporters of Mayor Lycelle Vicente, who is seeking reelection, accosted her opponent, trader Abdulwali Villanueva, for loitering near the municipal gymnasium, where the administration party is holding a political rally, Col.
AN MP says she was 'accosted' by Brexit campaigners outside Parliament as she tried to enter the building to vote.
Summary: Paris [France], Nov 11 (ANI): A topless protestor breached security barriers in Paris and ran towards US President Donald Trump's motorcade before being accosted by three French security officials on Sunday.
The woman was accosted by members of the public carrying the body in a sack to dump it.
The incident took place yesterday afternoon, and a spokesman for the primary school said that it was a pupil from nearby Archbishop Beck Catholic College who was "accosted" by the man in the car.
The 21-year-old supermodel smashed her elbow into Vitalii Sediuk's face after he accosted her as she left a fashion show in Milan.
Somewhere in the annals of ITV there's some footage, circa 1994, of a 19-year-old, slightly tipsy Leonardo DiCaprio, being accosted by a 33-year-old, slightly motherly me, following the 66th Academy Awards ceremony in LA.
Cook, the Eni Enrico Mattei Senior Fellow for Middle East and Africa Studies at the Council on Foreign Relations (CFR) was accosted by the justice counselor at the Turkish Embassy in Washington, Fatih Kesici, for allegedly not calling the Kurdistan Workers' Party (PKK) terrorist, Cook announced on his Twitter account.
INJURED | England star Andros Townsend was spotted at Belo Horizonte airport chatting to ITV pundit Andy Townsend, and the duo were accosted by an England fan who genuinely seemed to think they were father and son!