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Sample sentences for the GRE study word accost

accost can be used as a verb

1.Yet thus, unmovd with fear, accost him soon. - from Paradise Lost by John Milton
2.Out of the midst of them, the ghostly face would rise, and he would accost it again. - from A Tale of Two Cities by Charles Dickens
3.If they were resolute to accost her, she laid her finger on the scarlet letter, and passed on. - from The Scarlet Letter by Nathaniel Hawthorne
4.The personage on the well-brink now seemed to accost her to make some request--"She hasted, let down her pitcher on her hand, and gave him to drink.. - from Jane Eyre by Charlotte Bronte
5.The obscurity was such that he did not fear to accost the first lawyer whom he met. - from Les Miserables by Victor Hugo
6.And, being too far off to accost the wedding party, and fearing also, the rebuke of the police, the two maskers turned their eyes elsewhere. - from Les Miserables by Victor Hugo
7.Jean Valjean, who, an instant previously, in his then state of mind, would not have spoken to or even answered any one, felt irresistibly impelled to accost that child. - from Les Miserables by Victor Hugo
8.On such occasions a female attendant of the King previously acquainted with the woman whom the King desires, should loiter about, and accost this woman when she sets out to go home, and induce her to come and see the amusing things in the palace. - from The Kama Sutra of Vatsyayana by Vatsyayana
9.And, gentle, thus accosts with kind deman. - from The Iliad of Homer by Homer
10._Zoe Higgins, a young whore in a sapphire slip, closed with three bronze buckles, a slim black velvet fillet round her throat, nods, trips down the steps and accosts him.. - from Ulysses by James Joyce

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