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To approach and speak to boldly or aggressively
“Congressman John B. Alley saw two of them accost the president as he walked from the White House to the War Department.”
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To confront someone in a hostile manner, typically with words
“Rawlings then leaves with his tail in-between his legs, after his attempt to accost the ex-president is met by a repulsive rebuff.”
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To make a concerted or violent attack on
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To greet with friendly words or gestures of respect, such as bowing
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Move directly towards someone or something in a purposeful or intimidating manner
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To confront or come up against
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Make suggestion, often improper
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To stop, deflect or divert (something in progress or motion)
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To make a (usually formal and extended) speech on a subject
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To indicate or suggest
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To pester or harass (someone) in an aggressive or persistent manner
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To dispute the validity of
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