Antonyms for importunate

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She choked upon an importunate sob and dug nails into the palms of her hands.

My dear fellow, the A B C of your craft is to dismiss the importunate.

Importunate seems to be used here in the sense of oppressive or overbearing.

"It's too late now, Sonny," he said to the importunate child.

What most annoyed the king at this time was the importunate demands of Lubeck.

She prayed as they prayed to-night, so earnest, so importunate, so believing.

His importunate correspondent had proposed to call for him in Newcastle that very day.

The sensations to which I allude, however, are of themselves   but too importunate.

Do not think me intrusive or importunate if I now call, dear sir, on you, to remember it!'

It was all I could do to keep the importunate beasts at a distance.

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