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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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adv. - In a beseeching manner.

Usage examples (36)
  • Adjective : importunate demands from the children for attention
  • Wishing to have all on our side, we often leave those we should keep by us, run after those we should avoid, and call importunately on others who sit quiet and will not...
  • Gentlewoman, seeing her selfe so importunately pursued, and Friar
  • The old woman, holding out her hand importunately, stopped to beg of Mrs Skewton. for more
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