imploration


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im·plore

 (ĭm-plôr′)
v. im·plored, im·plor·ing, im·plores
v.tr.
1. To appeal to in supplication; beseech: implored the tribunal to have mercy. See Synonyms at beg.
2. To beg for urgently: implored their advice in the matter.
v.intr.
To make an earnest appeal.

[Latin implōrāre : in-, toward; see in-2 + plōrāre, to weep.]

im′plo·ra′tion n.
im·plor′er n.
im·plor′ing·ly adv.
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imploration

noun
An earnest or urgent request:
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Tu m'as debusque te chantant la serenade et tu n y as vu qu'une supplication, une imploration.
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She could not stop him from forcing himself on her, and he did not listen to her imploration that she was old and had children, she said.
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The magnitude of the tragedy in this story unfailingly calls to mind Count Ugolino and his children, but Gaddo's helpless imploration in Canto XXXIII, "Padre mio, che non m'aiuti?
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