GRE Word List

IMPORTUNATE

urging; always demanding; troublesomely urgent or persistent

The meaning of the word importunate is urging; always demanding; troublesomely urgent or persistent.

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WordMeaning
rompplay or frolic boisterously; gambol; N.
conglomerationmass of material sticking together
posteritydescendants; future generations; Ex. go down to posterity; CF. posterior, anterior
dilateexpand; dilate on/upon: speak or write at length on (a subject)
intolerantnot willing to accept ways of thinking different from one's own; CF. tolerant; CF. tolerate
stoopbend forward and down; lower or debase oneself; fall to a lower standard of behavior by doing something; condescend; Ex. stoop to lying
implementput into effect; enforce; carry out; supply with tools; Ex. implement the plan/suggestion; N: tool or instrument
arborealof or living in trees
rallycome or bring together; call up or summon (forces, vital powers, etc.); revive or recuperate (after illness or difficulty); N: act of rallying; mass gathering
odysseylong, eventful, adventurous journey