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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

Beg urgently or solicit. To ask someone for something continuously in an annoying or unreasonable way.

Usage examples (35)
  • Too poor for a bribe, and too proud to importune, He had not the method of making a fortune.
  • I importune you to help them
  • Indeed, perhaps she had even dared to importune him.
  • (Antonio) Nor need'st thou much importune me to that for more
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