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The Scarlet Letter
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importune
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The Scarlet Letter
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  • "They mostly do," said the clergyman, griping hard at his breast, as if afflicted with an importunate throb of pain.
  • The elders, the deacons, the motherly dames, and the young and fair maidens of Mr. Dimmesdale’s flock, were alike importunate that he should make trial of the physician’s frankly offered skill.
  • Not the less, however, came this importunately obtrusive sense of change.

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  • She began to importune school trustees as soon as she learned of the problem.
  • I importune you to help them.

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