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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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If Moscow will not do that much, then the nonstop importuning of Russia to live up to its commitments should, as a matter of self-respect if nothing else, stop.
In Kurlansky's rendition of this oft-told tale, it was not Jewish importuning that carried the day.
and the butchers trying various tacks to snare a customer, now importuning or wheedling, then boasting of the excellence of their meat while issuing dire warnings about the taintedness of their rivals', and always at the top of their voices.
As soon as he was brought in for importuning young boys in public toilets, the seniors would come down.
tat tt bll "Essentially people were importuning you at every turn to rezone this land or that.
Then again, this is also a film where, back in Asgard, Loki dismisses importuning courtiers with a curt "We're done
Even more starring is the Bible's importuning of the Lord of the universe Himself, not to forget the covenant with the People of Israel.
The unceasingly creative force of nature called Twyla Tharp returns to town importuning audiences to "Come Fly Away," but her third Broadway dance revue only intermittently gets off the ground.
This set her trotting around with renewed fervour, importuning every listener to carry the news close to the heart.
has the usual chain stores and the usual complement of skinny, ill-dressed women in their 20s who seem to hover around cheap Scottish shops like importuning wraiths'
Because the role of corporate director arguably bears more relation to that of public accountant than many recognize, one continues to marvel at the checklisters' importuning of directors to buy stock in the companies they oversee, even when public accountants are barred by ethical requirements from having such ownership.
Queiroz, whose chief function now seems to be to outdo his boss in the Mr Angry stakes, promptly broadened the international dispute by suggesting that the third-party importuning was "a well-designed strategy" to unsettle Portugal on the eve of the Euro 2008 tournament.
Unhappily for him, Swede locates such an origin, the "anomalous moment," when he kisses Merry's lips in response to her importuning (92).
Revert to the free-for-all of yesteryear, where scouting expertise, patience and clever whispers in the relevant player's ear were more valued than the post-Christmas importuning of a ruthless agent and a desperate manager.
I also know the importuning of developers to build, build, build.