confront; approach; annoy
approach someone in an aggressive or menacing way.
They accosted him in the yard and he got mad.
The mime accosted the stranger who ran away.
He accosted her and she did not like it.
Television advertisers accost our happiness.
Remember: We COST them when we demand their attention.
Used at work:
I will accost him about the missing book. I will demand he tells me where it is.
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