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Daemon
Posted: Wednesday, September 4, 2019 12:00:00 AM
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importune

(verb) Beg persistently and urgently.

Synonyms: insist

Usage: She had come to the conclusion that he spoke no other English, and so she ceased to importune him for information.
KSPavan
Posted: Wednesday, September 4, 2019 1:15:23 AM

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importune
Definition: (verb) Beg persistently and urgently.
Synonyms: insist
Usage: She had come to the conclusion that he spoke no other English, and so she ceased to importune him for information.
Adyl Mouhei
Posted: Wednesday, September 4, 2019 5:44:40 AM

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If someone importunes another person, they ask them for something or ask them to do something, in an annoying way.
[formal, disapproval]
One can no longer walk the streets without seeing beggars importuning passers-by.
taurine
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A member of the Garda Síochána who has reasonable cause to suspect that a person is loitering in a street or public place in order to solicit or importune another person or other persons for the purposes of prostitution may direct that person to leave immediately that street or public place.
8BooksOfSengathe
Posted: Wednesday, September 4, 2019 7:03:53 AM

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Daemon wrote:
importune

(verb) Beg persistently and urgently.

Synonyms: insist

Usage: She had come to the conclusion that he spoke no other English, and so she ceased to importune him for information.



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911 Operators have to properly manage callers who are importune and anxious.
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