importunate importunate


  • (adj) expressing earnest entreaty


  1. That is to protect her from importunate people.
  2. Some items come right off the backs of tourists; they risk arrest for selling a shirt or sports coat to an importunate chap who later turns out to be a KGB man.
  3. For 15 noonday minutes this Wednesday, a million or more retail stores refused to sell any merchandise, no matter how importunate their customers.


  • GROWING ARIZONA: He does the work of three men, Larry, Moe and Curly

    Have you ever wondered what might have been on the mind of Henry Ford when he wrote: “Whether you think you can or whether you think you can’t, you’re right.”  Did he just invent the assembly line or have a premonition about the Edsel? Ford’s importunate management style served his employees, investors and corporation very well. Though  stories abound regarding Ford’s penchant for panoply Ford ...
    on November 3, 2013     Source: The Sierra Vista Herald

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