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Today's Word "importunate"

importunate \im-POR-chuh-nit\ (adjective) - Troublesomely urgent; overly persistent in request or demand; unreasonably solicitous.

"Bernard was prevented from getting any actual work done by the daily deluge of importunate business which kept him uselessly busy day after day."

Importunate is derived from Latin importunus, "unsuitable, troublesome, (of character) assertive, insolent, inconsiderate."


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