from The Century Dictionary.
- To draw near; approach.
- To bring near.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.
- intransitive verb Archaic To approach.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.
- verb obscure to
approach, to near
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Mivers professed -- not to belong, he belonged to himself alone, but to appropinquate.
The conversation arrested its discursive nature, to settle upon a political chief, the highest in fame and station of that party to which Mivers professed -- not to belong, he belonged to himself alone, but to appropinquate.