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Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.

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Yet how painful not to be allowed to call at a single house, or to accost a single person we met.
Toward noon a single man ventured out into the road to accost the cowboy.
Doubtless it never entered the Captain's head that any peasant would accost him about such a trifle as the ruin of his daughter.
THE LIFE OF THOMAS WANLESS, PEASANTALEXANDER JOHNSTONE WILSON
He pretends to come out quite by accident, and will express great surprise when I accost him in the way I intend.
As I moved away, I saw one of the gamblers approach and accost him; then another of them; then the third.
LIFE ON THE MISSISSIPPI, COMPLETEMARK TWAIN (SAMUEL CLEMENS)
I examined him two or three times with irresolute glances, as we passed upon the stairs, before I would venture to accost him.
CALEB WILLIAMSWILLIAM GODWIN
Once he had the effrontery to accost me as I stood facing the green board on which the telegrams are exposed.
For if you chance upon a man whom you have not met for some time, you can never be quite sure how to accost him.
I am frightened at every footstep, and dread lest anybody who knows me should accost me, and find out why I am here.
TWO ON A TOWERTHOMAS HARDY
My beadle was much too busy and important to allow me a good opportunity to accost him till the piece was over.
THE CAXTONS, COMPLETEEDWARD BULWER-LYTTON

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