VCR Lesson 7 Presentation
FILL IN THE BLANK WITH THE MOST APPROPRIATE WORD FROM LESSON 7
To make repeated and insistent demands or requests.
importune (intr. v.)
To beg, urge, or solicit persistently or troublesomely
The quality or state of being importunate
The first time she asked me to build her a new shed I refused; however, after her repeated requests, her importunity caused me to change my mind.
in- (L.) "not, opposite of"
portus (L.) "harbor, gate"
importunus (L.) "unfit, troublesome, having no harbor"
CHOOSE THE LETTER OF THE SENTENCE IN WHICH THE WORD IN BOLD-FACED TYPE IS USED INCORRECTLY.
b) Liza's parents finally got her a dog after listening to her importunities for over a year.
c) Even though I importune him to be kind to my friends, he continues to be mean to them.
d) Elizabeth had to importune her parents to let her go to the concert as they agreed right when she asked them.