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Verb: accost  u'kóst
  1. Speak to someone
    - address, come up to, nobble [Brit], buttonhole
     
  2. Approach with an offer of sexual favours
    "he was accosted by a prostitute";
    - hook, solicit

Derived forms: accosting, accosted, accosts

Type of: come, come up, offer

Encyclopedia: Accost