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


You see a luminous shadow of myself; it haunts, it accosts, it compels you.

If any one accosts you on the road put no trust in any professions.

He accosts me, when in the company of friends, with repulsive freedom.

Everyone who accosts us asks for whisky, which seems to be scarce.

He accosts her with evident pleasure, and is allowed a shake of the hand.

Banquo accosts the strange shapes without the slightest fear.

Fraud, too, accosts the angel with a gentle face like Gabriel's-32- when he said Ave!

Priam accosts her tenderly; not hers the blame that the gods scourge him in his old age with war.

Whereupon he accosts the old gentleman, and presently proposes to throw the dice for another pot.

One may address another at considerable length or in writing; he accosts orally and briefly.