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importune
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Wuthering Heights
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  • I muttered, knocking my knuckles through the glass, and stretching an arm out to seize the importunate branch; instead of which, my fingers closed on the fingers of a little, ice-cold hand!
  • She wouldn’t understand the hint, but followed me to a sideboard, where I went to lay my bonnet, and importuned me in a whisper to give her directly what I had brought.
  • ’Oh! it is Green,’ I said, recollecting myself — ’only Green,’ and I went on, intending to send somebody else to open it; but the knock was repeated: not loud, and still importunately.

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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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