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

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I accosted him, when, to my chagrin and disappointment, he was a white man.

Just then a French tourist came up and accosted us, smiling ruefully.

As they moved toward the Secretary's office, Porter was accosted by his trainer.

As the boy came through the little gate Mortimer accosted him.

As Maltravers thus soliloquized, he was accosted by Mr. Cleveland.

He accosted me by name, for it was no stranger—it was Mr. Lawrence!

Next day he was looking out for her, and accosted her the moment she appeared.

The dear creature was no less shy when the widow first accosted her at her alighting.

Then he drifted into Simmons's and accosted Alpheus Smalley.

He accosted the sharp boy, who had lighted another cigarette.