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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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Out of the midst of them, the ghostly face would rise, and he would accost it again.
Employee of the Embassy of #Turkey in Washington accosts me in a crowded elevator b/c he didn't like what I said at a public event.
If he accosts his MP in the street, what else does he expect," I said.
The rape phobia rears up in Richard Greenberg's play Take Me Out, when a queer baseball player accosts a naked homophobic teammate in the shower.
P-flipping savant, Sherwood accosts everyone in his grasp and calls magazine editors to let them know they've hurt his feelings.