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importune
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Northanger Abbey
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  • Here their conversation closed, the demands of the dance becoming now too importunate for a divided attention.
  • The dancing began within a few minutes after they were seated; and James, who had been engaged quite as long as his sister, was very importunate with Isabella to stand up; but John was gone into the card-room to speak to a friend, and nothing, she declared, should induce her to join the set before her dear Catherine could join it too.
  • I will not importune you.

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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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