solicit insistently


solicit insistently
index bait (harass), importune

Burton's Legal Thesaurus. . 2006

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  • importune — im·por·tune /ˌim pȯr tün, tyün; im pȯr ˌtyün, chən/ vb tuned, tun·ing vt: to press or urge with troublesome persistence who solicits, requests, commands, importune s or intentionally aids another person to engage in conduct which constitutes an …   Law dictionary

  • bait — I (harass) verb afflict, affront, aggravate, aggrieve, agitate, agonize, anger, annoy, arouse, attack, badger, be malevolent, be offensive, beset, besiege, bother, browbeat, cause resentment, chafe, compel, deride, detract, discommode, displease …   Law dictionary

  • urge — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) v. solicit, plead, importune, advocate, exhort, incite, instigate; press, push. n. impulse, desire, ambition. See necessity, request, cause. II (Roget s IV) v. 1. [To present favorably] Syn. favor,… …   English dictionary for students

  • invite — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) v. t. summon, ask; tempt, attract, lure; solicit; bid; challenge; court. See request, offer. II (Roget s IV) v. 1. [To request the presence of] Syn. ask, have over, have in, ask out, bid come, extend an… …   English dictionary for students

  • press — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) n. crush, throng, crowd; pressure, urgency; closet, wardrobe, repository; assemblage; newspapers, news media, fifth estate. See printing, publication, communication, receptacle. v. crush, push, iron,… …   English dictionary for students

  • insist — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) v. i. state, maintain, hold to; persist, urge, press; demand. See affirmation, compulsion, obstinacy. II (Roget s IV) v. 1. [To declare firmly or persistently] Syn. maintain, contend, assert, dwell on;… …   English dictionary for students

  • ISAIAH — (Heb. יְשַׁעְיָה ,יְשַׁעְיָהוּ Salvation of YHWH ), one of the eight books (as the Rabbis and the Masorah count them) of the Nevi im, or Prophets, the second division of the Hebrew canon (see bible , Canon). INTRODUCTION Outside the Book of… …   Encyclopedia of Judaism


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