Example sentences for: importuning

How can you use “importuning” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • I suppose that Miss Lonelyhearts should count as West's masterpiece, due to the fantastic procession of importuning advice-hounds that traipses across its pages--a procession of battered wives, crippled cuckolded husbands, syphilitic children, rape victims, and deformed teen-agers whose sufferings could break your heart--except that West's demeanor makes the whole thing slightly funny, as in a sick joke.

  • If they're lucky, Mr. Moneybags returns the call, but usually by that time the importuning politician is back in his Capitol office.

  • A government that cannot resist the importuning of any special interest or union, that lacks both the will and the talent to reform itself.

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