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synonyms for importunity

  • application
  • bid
  • call
  • claim
  • demand
  • overture
  • petition
  • plea
  • proposal
  • question
  • suit
  • address
  • adjuration
  • entreaty
  • invocation
  • prayer
  • proposition
  • recourse
  • requisition
  • solicitation
  • submission
  • supplication
  • imploration

antonyms for importunity

MOST RELEVANT
  • answer
  • reply
  • denial
  • disavowal
  • disclaimer
  • refusal
  • retraction
  • revocation
  • ugliness
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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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      OCTOBER 26, 1985
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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
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