Synonyms and Antonyms of IMPORTUNE

to make a request to (someone) in an earnest or urgent manner <she was always importuning people for favors, even when she had no right to ask>
Related Words bludge [chiefly Australian & New Zealand], cadge, mooch, sponge; ask, desire, invoke, request, sue; claim, coerce, command, compel, demand, force, insist, require


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