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nonindustrial

Synonyms:

agricultural, rural, undeveloped, developing, underdeveloped, unindustrialised, unindustrialized, nonindustrial.
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Correct spelling:
Accosted
Definition:
of Accost

Synonyms:

verb
appealed
addressed, applied, invited, requested, solicited, Appealed, Approached, Begged, Besought, Enticed, Entreated, Greeted, Implored, Petitioned, Pleaded, Supplicated, beseeched, buttonholed.
greeted
acknowledged, bowed, noticed, received, welcomed, Embraced, Hugged, Kissed, Nodded, Saluted, Signaled, Smiled, Vociferated, Waved, kowtowed, hailed, curtsied, shaken hands with, shook hands with.
Examples of usage:
  1. Kate accosted her by saying, " Does Mr. Wilmot live here?" – Tempest and Sunshine by Mary J. Holmes
  2. Passing by these lodgings on his way to the Assembly, he was accosted by a chamberlain of the Prince and informed that his Highness desired to speak with him. – The Life of John of Barneveld, 1618 by John Lothrop Motley
  3. At our entrance the landlord, who seemed to be a venerable old man, with long gray hair, rose from a table placed by a large fire in a very neat paved kitchen, and with a cheerful countenance accosted us in these words: Salvete, pueri. – The Adventures of Roderick Random by Tobias Smollett
  4. He struck across and accosted one, an elderly woman with a prayer- book. – The Joyous Adventures of Aristide Pujol by William J. Locke
  5. The husband lay in this situation until he was almost starved, when a young female approached him, and thus accosted him: Look here; why are you keeping yourself in misery, and thus starving yourself? – The Myth of Hiawatha, and Other Oral Legends, Mythologic and Allegoric, of the North American Indians by Henry R. Schoolcraft

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