earnestly+solicitous

  • 1 importunate — a. Urgent, pertinacious, pressing, teasing, busy, earnestly solicitous …

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  • 2 urgent — a. 1. Pressing, cogent, importunate, pertinacious, earnestly solicitous. 2. Pressing, imperative, cogent …

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  • 3 Anxious — Anx ious ([a^][ng]k sh[u^]s), a. [L. anxius, fr. angere to cause pain, choke; akin to Gr. a gchein to choke. See {Anger}.] 1. Full of anxiety or disquietude; greatly concerned or solicitous, esp. respecting something future or unknown; being in… …

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  • 4 so|lic|it — «suh LIHS iht», transitive verb. 1. to ask earnestly; try to get: »The tailor sent out cards soliciting trade. SYNONYM(S): request, beg. See syn. under ask. (Cf. ↑ask) 2. to influence to do wrong; tempt; entice: »To solicit a judge means to offe …

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  • 5 anxious — anxiously, adv. anxiousness, n. /angk sheuhs, ang /, adj. 1. full of mental distress or uneasiness because of fear of danger or misfortune; greatly worried; solicitous: Her parents were anxious about her poor health. 2. earnestly desirous; eager… …

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  • 6 international relations — a branch of political science dealing with the relations between nations. [1970 75] * * * Study of the relations of states with each other and with international organizations and certain subnational entities (e.g., bureaucracies and political… …

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  • 7 Prayer — • The raising of the heart and mind to God Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin Knight. 2006. prayer     Prayer     † …

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  • 8 Exsul Familia — is the apostolic constitution written by Pope Pius XII on the topic of migration. It was released on 1 August 1952. The title of the document refers to the migrant Holy Family, forced to flee into Egypt, taken as the archetype of every refugee… …

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  • 9 china — /chuy neuh/, n. 1. a translucent ceramic material, biscuit fired at a high temperature, its glaze fired at a low temperature. 2. any porcelain ware. 3. plates, cups, saucers, etc., collectively. 4. figurines made of porcelain or ceramic material …

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  • 10 China — /chuy neuh/, n. 1. People s Republic of, a country in E Asia. 1,221,591,778; 3,691,502 sq. mi. (9,560,990 sq. km). Cap.: Beijing. 2. Republic of. Also called Nationalist China. a republic consisting mainly of the island of Taiwan off the SE coast …

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  • 11 St. Chrodegang —     St. Chrodegang     † Catholic Encyclopedia ► St. Chrodegang     (Called also CHRODEGAND, GODEGRAND, GUNDIGRAN, RATGANG, RODIGANG and SIRIGANG).     Bishop of Metz, born at the beginning of the eighth century at Hasbania, in what is now… …

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  • 12 anxious — /ˈæŋʃəs / (say angshuhs), /ˈæŋk / (say angk ) adjective 1. full of anxiety or solicitude; greatly troubled or solicitous: to be anxious about someone s safety. 2. earnestly desirous: anxious to please; anxious for your safety. 3. attended with or …

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  • 13 solicit — [sə lis′it] vt. [ME soliciten < MFr solliciter < L sollicitare < sollicitus: see SOLICITOUS] 1. to ask or seek earnestly or pleadingly; appeal to or for [to solicit aid, to solicit members for donations] 2. to tempt or entice (someone)… …

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