GRE Word List


to press or urge with troublesome persistence

The meaning of the word importune is to press or urge with troublesome persistence.

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monotonytedious sameness
defeatistan attitude of accepting, expecting, or being resigned to defeat
festerto generate pus
vernacularusing a language or dialect native to a region or country rather than a literary, cultured, or foreign language
allegeto assert without proof or before proving
benedictionthe invocation (see invocation
gregarioustending to associate with others of one's kind : social
skittishlively or frisky in action : capricious
temperheat of mind or emotion : proneness to anger : passion
espionagethe practice of spying or using spies to obtain information about the plans and activities especially of a foreign government or a competing company