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- v. to approach, to near
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- intransitive v. To approach.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- To draw near; approach.
- To bring near.
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Mivers professed -- not to belong, he belonged to himself alone, but to appropinquate.
The conversation arrested its discursive nature, to settle upon a political chief, the highest in fame and station of that party to which Mivers professed -- not to belong, he belonged to himself alone, but to appropinquate.