Flagitation

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Flagitation Importunity; urgent demand.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n flagitation The act of flagitating or demanding with fierceness or passion; extreme importunity.
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
L. flagitatio,

Usage

In literature:

Carteret himself shall go and flagitate the Dutch.
"History of Friedrich II. of Prussia, Vol. XIV. (of XXI.) Frederick The Great--The Surrounding European War Does Not End--August, 1742-July, 1744" by Thomas Carlyle
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