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Synonyms for importune

Synonyms for importune

to trouble persistently from or as if from all sides

firm or obstinate, as in making a demand or maintaining a stand

Synonyms for importune

beg persistently and urgently


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Such as Tess Policarpio who, though wiped out by Yolanda, is attempting to revive her handicraft shop after being importuned to do so by her weavers, and is seeing the first signs of recovery.
I was also importuned to broaden my NP endorsement to "gerontology", until I enlisted the support of my supervising consultant who sanctioned POA as a broad subspecialty of psychiatry and not as a narrow "silo".
said that the victim, who absconded from her employer and had been working illegally as a domestic help, importuned him to marry her, claiming that she was pregnant.
The group also successfully importuned chapter members to have their companies contribute items for inclusion in the gift bags and drawings.
At this weekend's Summit of the Americas in Trinidad, President Obama can expect to be importuned by Latin American leaders to go further than he already has to remove U.S.
John McCloy, assistant secretary of the War Department, was several times importuned by various parties to authorize a bombing campaign against Auschwitz.
Instead of the traditional stiffly seated paternal Sol enthroned in a classical portico being importuned by his son Phaethon, Boissard depicted many couples hanging out of the balcony and the enthroned Sol engaged in activities other than paternal solicitousness.
This sizzling scene is taken from Stolen by the Sheik, one of a subset of romance novels in which Western women find love after being importuned by sexy Arab potentates.
2" for opening night, landed "Shrek 2" for a prime competition slot on Saturday, May 15, and importuned the entire voice cast, including Mike Myers, Eddie Murphy and Cameron Diaz, to appear.
After Jesuit theologian Waldenfels published Faszination des Buddhismus 1982), the now emeritus professor of world religions at the University of Bonn was importuned to write something similar on Christianity.
president and chief operating officer Mary Sammons, importuned retailers and suppliers to join to get a benefit enacted.
In 1993, the bishops' conference branded collaboration a "sin against the nation." Meanwhile, in May 2001, Poland's Catholic primate, Cardinal Jozef Glemp, publicly admitted some priests had been "importuned or blackmailed" while others had shown a "far-reaching loyalty" to communist power "for the sake of a quiet life or a few wretched coins."
They even send out a note with the Oscars rulebook which reads: "You may be importuned by advertisements, promotional gifts, dinner invitations and other lobbying tactics in an attempt to solicit your vote.
It was she who importuned him to write down his stories, but she soon grew weary of the fictional persona that overwhelmed her