(v.) = intrude ; importune ; pester ; molest ; badger. Ex: Although every assistance should be given to the user of the microfilm collection, attendants should be careful not to intrude. Ex: He was a shiftless, good-for-nothing man and his shrewish wife was constantly importuning him. Ex: And there are those whom I have pestered from time to time over the past four years, and who have patiently answered my importunity. Ex: I swear I have never seen a person who gets bit, stung and otherwise molested by insects and spiders the way he does. Ex: My employer is bullying and badgering me and trying to either make me quit or fire me.