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Definition of Accosting

Accosting
Accost Ac*cost" (#; 115), v. t. [imp. & p. p. Accosted; p. pr. & vb. n. Accosting.] [F. accoster, LL. accostare to bring side by side; L. ad + costa rib, side. See Coast, and cf. Accoast.] 1. To join side to side; to border; hence, to sail along the coast or side of. [Obs.] ``So much [of Lapland] as accosts the sea.' --Fuller. 2. To approach; to make up to. [Archaic] --Shak. 3. To speak to first; to address; to greet. ``Him, Satan thus accosts.' --Milton.

Meaning of Accosting from wikipedia

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- of space. When he arrived, Moon landing conspiracy theorist Bart Sibrel accosted him with a film crew and demanded he swear on a Bible that the Moon landings...
- their clothing, bribe hotel maids for an opportunity to touch his bed, and accost his person in the form of stealing clothing he was wearing, most commonly...
- Mitc**** made several attempts to escape via the balcony, but was physically accosted, injured, and forcefully sedated by a psychiatrist. Following conviction...
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- care, the group of six Americans, a Briton, a German and four Afghans was accosted and shot by gunmen in a nearby forest in the Hindu Kush mountains. This...
- Washington, Marie’s store manager ****igns her to the loading dock and she is accosted by her supervisor. Marie yells at Connor out of frustration and her manager...
- troops to the colonies. On March 5, 1770, when a lone British sentry was accosted by a mob of citizens, eight of his fellow soldiers reinforced him, and...
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