Thesaurus / accosted


His eyes wandered suspiciously around; his voice faltered as he accosted his betrothed.

Debit and CreditGustav Freytag

Finding his countenance to indicate youth and benevolence, I accosted him as he approached.

Lester Armstrong had no sooner stepped to the pavement than he was accosted by a man who stepped suddenly up to him.

Mischievous Maid FaynieLaura Jean Libbey

We met two or three elegantly dressed Californians to-day, who accosted us with much civility and apparent friendliness.

The officer looked amazed at being so accosted, but, like a good sport, laughed and ordered the horse to be turned loose.

He accosted the first blue-coated official he could find, but that worthy shook his head.

That Affair at ElizabethBurton E. Stevenson

Next he accosted John Miles, who curtly declined and received in return a volley of abuse.

The Young MinerHoratio Alger, Jr.

I did not doubt that it was the recluse whom I saw; I drew near and accosted him.

Devereux, CompleteEdward Bulwer-Lytton

When we accosted him, his manner was something more confused, and something less genteel, than of yore.

Observing his daughter Ada to be standing alone at the taffrail, he accosted her.

A Tale of Two TunnelsWilliam Clark Russell


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