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synonyms for importunity

  • emphasis
  • persistence
  • urging
  • perseverance
  • address
  • application
  • bid
  • call
  • claim
  • demand
  • entreaty
  • invocation
  • overture
  • petition
  • plea
  • prayer
  • proposal
  • proposition
  • question
  • recourse
  • requisition
  • submission
  • suit
  • supplication
  • adjuration
  • solicitation
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How to use importunity in a sentence

Bruce, however, sternly refused to disorder his array, but at last yielded to his importunity.
KING ROBERT THE BRUCEA. F. MURISON
To give is to act; we do not suffer any pains by our liberality, nor by yielding to the importunity or necessity of postulants.
THE 'CHARACTERS' OF JEAN DE LA BRUYREJEAN DE LA BRUYRE
Meta was sure that Norman had known it the whole time, and he owned to having guessed it from Harry's importunity for the search.
THE DAISY CHAINCHARLOTTE YONGE
Cuthbert's importunity in the matter is clearly set forth in60 a deposition by Henry Johnson, one of Alleyn's tenants.
SHAKESPEAREAN PLAYHOUSESJOSEPH QUINCY ADAMS
But this was almost certainly a bronze lamp in the form of a bird, which they produced to appease her importunity.
THE CRADLE OF MANKINDW.A. WIGRAM
Overcome by the importunity of Diogenes, Antisthenes yielded, and permitted him to become his scholar.
GREAT MEN AND FAMOUS WOMEN. VOL. 3 OF 8VARIOUS
She then solicited the king, with great importunity, to place the supreme power in her hands for five days.
FEMALE WARRIORS, VOL. I (OF 2)ELLEN C. CLAYTON
Why should their good advice, or even their urgent importunity, be deemed officious or be treated with contempt?
FEMALE SCRIPTURE BIOGRAPHIES, VOL. IFRANCIS AUGUSTUS COX
Sometimes, what has been sought with importunity, is received with coldness, or enjoyed with ingratitude.
FEMALE SCRIPTURE BIOGRAPHIES, VOL. IFRANCIS AUGUSTUS COX
Tess, half frightened, gave way to his importunity; placed her hand upon the stone and swore.
TESS OF THE D'URBERVILLESTHOMAS HARDY
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WORDS RELATED TO IMPORTUNITY

  • address
  • adjuration
  • application
  • bid
  • call
  • claim
  • demand
  • entreaty
  • imploration
  • importunity
  • invocation
  • overture
  • petition
  • plea
  • prayer
  • proposal
  • proposition
  • question
  • recourse
  • requisition
  • solicitation
  • submission
  • suit
  • supplication
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.

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