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 for Approached
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Approach \Ap*proach"\, v. i. [imp. & p. p. Approached; p. pr.
     & vb. n. Approaching.] [OE. approchen, aprochen, OF.
     approcher, LL. appropriare, fr. L. ad + propiare to draw
     near, prope near.]
     1. To come or go near, in place or time; to draw nigh; to
        advance nearer.
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              Wherefore approached ye so nigh unto the city? --2
                                                    Sam. xi. 20.
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              But exhorting one another; and so much the more, as
              ye see the day approaching.           --Heb. x. 25.
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     2. To draw near, in a figurative sense; to make advances; to
        approximate; as, he approaches to the character of the
        ablest statesman.
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