Accost is a verb that gives the definition of approaching and speaking to someone in a challenging, aggressive, angry or an unwanted way. To confront boldly.
- Because of the way he was living individuals constantly ‘accosted’ him no matter where he was.
- Due to his overwhelming passion to succeed in life, he ‘accosted’ the individual who was at the highest level in his field in order to ask for a chance to work alongside them.
- If someone decides to ‘accost’ you there is no need to react in the same manner.