Part of speech: verb

To speak first to; address.

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Usage examples "accost":

  1. An inspiration from above told me to accost her and to invite her to follow me. - "The Memoires of Casanova, Complete The Rare Unabridged London Edition Of 1894, plus An Unpublished Chapter of History, By Arthur Symons", Jacques Casanova de Seingalt.
  2. Not caring to accost him there, he followed him and saw him dismount at his former lodging. - "At Agincourt", G. A. Henty.
  3. Suppose she should accost that feverish watcher, should ask him to direct her: I beg your pardon, Monsieur. - "Fromont and Risler, Complete", Alphonse Daudet Last Updated: March 3, 2009.