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  • Accost a TV cameraman trying to take his picture, yelling, "don't get in my face and don't talk back to me."

    CNN Transcript Jan 11, 2005

  • Perhaps if I asked somebody -- Accost a Belgian porter; he wants my baggage ticket.

    Punch, or the London Charivari, Volume 102, June 4, 1892

  • Accost a goddess and say, 'Oh yes, you used to be a Pirate Chief and wear a butcher knife in your belt.'

    The Treasure of Far Island

  • Accost the gents and tell them, from a lady, 'that they were gone to Monte Carlo.'

    The Crystal Stopper

  • Accost the hole of another kennel, first stopping your nose, you will behold a surly, gloomy, nasty, slovenly mortal, raking in his own dung and dabbling in his urine.

    A Tale of a Tub

  • I usually include you in the list of Poor Bastards I Accost with Links to My Latest Nonsense, and am always pleasantly taken aback that you opt to share said links at your blog.

    Scott's Blog of Doom

  • This is a verb (degree - Accost - Accosted - Accosted - Accosting) that means - To approach or speak to.

    LearnHub Activities

  • I sat down before the curtain and was about to offer my salam when I bethought me of his words (whom Allah save and assain!), ‘Accost not a Jew nor a

    The Book of The Thousand Nights And A Night

  • Bess Levin, Mar 23, 2009, 5: 21pm Donnie Deutsch Wants to Accost Bonus-Takers In Front of Their Kids

    Dealbreaker

  • _] Accost, address him.] [Footnote II. 26: _You are a fishmonger.

    Hamlet

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