Word:

Accost

Ac`cost´   Pronunciation: #; 115
v. t.1.To join side to side; to border; hence, to sail along the coast or side of.
[imp. & p. p. Accosted; p. pr. & vb. n. Accosting.]
2.To approach; to make up to.
3.To speak to first; to address; to greet.
v. i.1.To adjoin; to lie alongside.
n.1.Address; greeting.
Verb1.accost - speak to someone
Synonyms: come up to, address
2.accost - approach with an offer of sexual favors; "he was solicited by a prostitute"; "The young man was caught soliciting in the park"
Synonyms: solicit, hook
address, advance, apostrophize, appeal to, appropinquate, approximate, bear down on, bear down upon, bear up, bespeak, bid good day, bid good morning, bow to, buttonhole, call to, close, close in, close with, come, come closer, come forward, come near, come on, come up, confront, curtsy, draw near, draw nigh, encounter, exchange greetings, gain upon, hail, halloo, invoke, kiss, kiss hands, lift the hat, narrow the gap, near, nod to, proximate, pull the forelock, salute, say hello, shake, shake hands, sidle up to, speak, speak fair, step up, take aside, talk to, touch the hat, uncover
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accord and satisfaction
Accordable
Accordance
accordance of rights
Accordancy
Accordant
Accordantly
Accorder
According
According as
Accordingly
Accordion
accordion door
Accordionist
Accordment
Accorporate
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Accostable
Accosted
Accouchement
Accoucheur
Accoucheuse
Account
Account book
Account current
account executive
account for
Account in bank
Account of sales
account payable
account representative
Account stated
account statement
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