GRE Word List

ACCOST

approach and speak first to a person

The meaning of the word accost is approach and speak first to a person.

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stultifymake stupid in mind; cause to appear or become stupid or inconsistent; suppress; frustrate or hinder; Ex. stultifying effect of uninteresting work; Ex. stultify free expression
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antlerbony growth on the head of a deer
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