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Present participle for to harass (someone) persistently for, or to do, something
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“Lydia is fending off the latest reporter trying to importune her for information.”
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Present participle for to implore someone to do something
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“We will then begin to importune him for alms, flattering him with fine language, as though we knew his plans.”
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Present participle for to make or offer inappropriate proposals or services
“Roxanne, you don't have to put on the red light. Those days are over. You don't have to importune the gentlemen tonight.”
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Present participle for to detain (a person) in conversation against their will
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Present participle for to effectively force (someone) to do something
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Present participle for seek as romantic partner
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Present participle for to cajole or convince someone with flattery
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Present participle for press for political action
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Present participle for to complain or express discontent in a wearisome manner
Noun
The act of entreating or beseeching
“Even before the parts came out in book form, boys were forming into patrols, rigging up uniforms and importuning adults to be their Scoutmasters.”
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