accost

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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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On the bridge Da Souza saw him accost a policeman, and brushing close by, heard him ask the same question.
He did this often, and once, with a hasty movement, crossed to where some men were watching in the prison lodge, and had his foot upon the steps as though determined to accost them.
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.