accost


accost
/əˈkɒst / (say uh'kost)

verb (t)
1. to approach, especially abruptly, to ask a question, make a request, or confront with an accusation, etc.
2. (of a prostitute) to solicit (a client).
{French accoster, from Late Latin accostāre put side by side}

Australian English dictionary. 2014.

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