implored

[ im-plawr, -plohr ]SEE DEFINITION OF implored

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Either the help I implored wasn't good for me, or my voice couldn't soar to His throne.

The retainers of the Khan of Khar implored them not to be so rash.

He begged and implored that his life might be spared, promising to tell all that might be asked of him.

I suffered, I wept, I implored, I cried out; and it was all real.

We forgave all his misconduct, and my husband talked to him and implored him to amend.

She was the only woman who wept upon the scaffold and implored for mercy.

She implored him with tears not to die, since their life depended on his.

Then, they either fought or implored one another to do nothing.

"Compassionate me, ma'am," he implored in the best of humors.

"Now, children, you must be good," Beatrix implored them hurriedly.

WORD ORIGIN

c.1500, from Middle French implorer and directly from Latin implorare "call for help, beseech," originally "invoke with weeping," from assimilated form of in- "on, upon" (see in- (2)) + plorare "to weep, cry out." Related: Implored; imploring; imploringly.

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