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importune
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Middlemarch
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  • Fred Vincy, we have seen, had a debt on his mind, and though no such immaterial burthen could depress that buoyant-hearted young gentleman for many hours together, there were circumstances connected with this debt which made the thought of it unusually importunate.
  • It must be remembered that he had never hitherto felt the check of importunate debt, and he walked by habit, not by self-criticism.

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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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