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Another word for importune

  1. To trouble persistently from or as if from all sides

      1. To seek to obtain by persuasion, entreaty, or formal application:
      2. To petition persistently; importune:
      3. To commit the criminal offense of enticing or inciting (another) to commit an illegal act.
      1. A highly infectious, usually fatal, epidemic disease; a pestilence.
      2. A virulent, infectious disease that is caused by the bacterium Yersinia pestis (syn. Pasteurella pestis ) and is transmitted primarily by the bite of fleas from an infected rodent, especially a rat. In humans it occurs in bubonic form, marked by lymph node enlargement, and in pneumonic form, marked by infection of the lungs, and can progress to septicemia.
      3. A widespread affliction or calamity seen as divine retribution.
      1. To annoy persistently, as with repeated demands or questions.
      1. A domestic dog of any of various breeds commonly used for hunting, characteristically having drooping ears, a short coat, and a deep resonant voice.
      2. A dog.
      3. A contemptible person; a scoundrel.
      1. To disturb, distress, or exhaust by repeated demands or criticism; harass.
      2. To attack or raid, as in war:
      3. To force along, as by attacks or blows:
      1. To subject (another) to hostile or prejudicial remarks or actions; pressure or intimidate.
      2. To irritate or torment persistently:
      3. To make repeated attacks or raids on (an enemy, for example).
      1. To surround with hostile forces:
      2. To crowd around; hem in:
      3. To harass or overwhelm, as with requests:
      1. To attack from all sides.
      2. To trouble persistently; harass.
      3. To hem in; surround:
      1. To harass; beset:
      2. To surround with troops; besiege:
      1. To torment mercilessly; plague.
      2. To worry, annoy, or frustrate.
      3. To possess with or as if with a devil; bewitch.
      1. Any of several carnivorous burrowing mammals of the family Mustelidae, such as Meles meles of Eurasia or Taxidea taxus of North America, having short legs, long claws on the front feet, and a heavy grizzled coat.
      2. The fur or hair of any of these mammals.
      3. Any of several similar mammals, such as the ratel.
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  1. Firm or obstinate, as in making a demand or maintaining a stand

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Another word for importune

      1. To force or drive forward or onward; impel.
      2. To entreat earnestly and often repeatedly; exhort.
      3. To advocate earnestly the doing, consideration, or approval of; press for:
      1. To exert steady weight or force against:
      2. To move by applying pressure:
      3. To squeeze or clasp in fondness or concern:
      1. To appeal to in supplication; beseech:
      2. To beg for urgently:
      3. To make an earnest appeal.
      1. To appeal earnestly; beg:
      2. To offer reasons for or against something; argue earnestly:
      3. To provide an argument or appeal: