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Definition of the noun Accosting

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noun

  1. The act of physically confronting a person.

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Google previewRoutledge Revivals: Crabb's English Synonyms (1916) (2017)

Arranged Alphabetically with Complete Cross References Throughout by George Crabb

Accosting is an act of familiarity not warranted by anything but an intimate acquaintance, or for purposes of business; saluting is an act of courtesy between friends which cannot be dispensed with; addressing is a matter of convenience or discretion. Greet, Anglo-Saxon gretan, to visit or address, implies a verbal and friendly salute between equals, conveying a good and kind wish. Hail, from heal and health, denotes a wish for the health and long life of the person addressed, which was ...

Google previewNew York State Penal Code 2018

by John Snape

Fraudulent accosting is a class A misdemeanor.

Google previewA Dictionary of the Language of Shakspeare (1868)

by Swynfen Jervis

ACCOSTING. Solicitation ; courtship ; wooing. O, these encounterers, so glib of tongue, That give ...

Google previewA Dictionary of Law Enforcement

The offence, contrary to the Sexual Offences Act 1985, by a man of persistently accosting a woman in a public place for the purpose of prostitution (see also KERB ...

Google previewA Dictionary of Law (2015)

by Jonathan Law

The offence by a man of persistently accosting a woman in a public place for the purpose of prostitution ( see also kerb crawling) or persistently accosting anybody in a public place for immoral ...

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Scrabble value of A1C3C3O1S1T1I1N1G2

The value of this 9-letter word is 14 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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