Word of the Day: Importune

Since receiving a Word A Day Calendar, I’ve decided to write a short something including my new word each day.


adjective im·por·tune ˌim-pər-ˈtün, -ˈtyün; im-ˈpȯr-ˌ, -chən

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Definition of importune

  1. importunate

im·por·tune·ly adverb


Each time the cabinet door opens, the cat importunes me for treats, even when the cabinet opened isn’t the one containing the cat treats.  She is shameless is her attempts to get what she wants.


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