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synonyms for accosted

  • annoy
  • buttonhole
  • confront
  • address
  • bother
  • brace
  • call
  • challenge
  • cross
  • dare
  • entice
  • face
  • flag
  • greet
  • hail
  • proposition
  • salute
  • welcome
  • run into
  • whistle for
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antonyms for accosted

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  • aid
  • help
  • ignore
  • refrain
  • slight
  • turn away
  • avoid
  • dodge
  • evade
  • scorn
  • shun
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How to use accosted in a sentence

It was not the first time by several he had thus accosted her; and to give her her due, she was always civil to him.
ELSTER'S FOLLYMRS. HENRY WOOD
It was the man with the bluish cheek scar who had accosted him after the triple-killing in that office building.
HOODED DETECTIVE, VOLUME III NO. 2, JANUARY, 1942VARIOUS
It sometimes happened during our journey that I was accosted by some one or other when unobserved, in places where we stopped.
MY TEN YEARS' IMPRISONMENTSILVIO PELLICO
We accosted the friend, feeling instinctively that she was framed of softer stuff, and asked her if the path were a private one.
PENELOPE'S EXPERIENCES IN SCOTLANDKATE DOUGLAS WIGGIN
No sooner were we inside the railings than Mr. Kipling was accosted by a military policeman.
THE RELIEF OF MAFEKINGFILSON YOUNG
I accosted her without hesitation, as if I had known her for the last ten years.
MAUPASSANT ORIGINAL SHORT STORIES (180), COMPLETEGUY DE MAUPASSANT
Half a dozen men accosted him as he moved through the aisle, but he shook them off angrily.
A HOOSIER CHRONICLEMEREDITH NICHOLSON
But had they accosted him with an offer of service, they would have no more known Aladdin.
THE ARABIAN NIGHTSUNKNOWN
I was accosted at the station by a number of wounded English soldiers.
A JOURNEY THROUGH FRANCE IN WAR TIMEJOSEPH G. BUTLER, JR.
He, however, accosted him fiercely by demanding what brought him to England.
MARGARET OF ANJOUJACOB ABBOTT.
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