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Verb: importune  ,im-pur'tyoon or ,im-pur'toon [N. Amer], ,im,por'tyoon or ,im-pu'tyoon [Brit]
  1. Beg persistently and urgently
    "I importune you to help them";
    - insist

Derived forms: importuned, importunes, importuning

Type of: beg, implore, pray

Encyclopedia: Importune