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importune (verb), importunes; importuned; importuning
To urgently beseech or to beg persistently in an urgent; and, sometimes, in an annoying way: Despite the fact that Ira knew Pam's feet were hurting her, he was importuning her to go for a walk with him around the harbor.

Jack, the homeless man, was walking around the streets of the city importuning passersby for money.

To beg and to urge persistently for food or other requests.
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