Definition of accost:
nobble, cabbage, meet, cover, hook, gazump, pinch, address, abstract, tap, overcharge, seek, woo, sneak, lift, romance, pilfer, snare, glom, turn to, snitch, handle, fleece, pluck, rob, front, filch, greeting, come up to, face, cop, soak, plow, confront, proposition, speak, encounter, court, snarf, addict, swipe, call, direct, treat, solicit, plume, deal, surcharge, knock off, waylay, purloin, crochet, thieve.
- appeal (part of speech: verb)
- greet (part of speech: verb)
And then you go and find the first person whom you can accost without being arrested and explain to him just what it was that the dentist did to you, and how you felt, and what you have got to have done next time.- "Love Conquers All", Robert C. Benchley.
- "The Henchman", Mark Lee Luther.
- "Campaigning with Crook and Stories of Army Life", Charles King.