imploring


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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.

imploring

(ɪmˈplɔːrɪŋ)
adj
earnestly or piteously begging or beseeching
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.imploring - beggingimploring - begging        
Translations

imploring

[ɪmˈplɔːrɪŋ] ADJ [glance, gesture] → suplicante, de súplica

imploring

[ɪmˈplɔːrɪŋ] adj (= pleading) [look, cry, letter] → implorant(e)

imploring

adj, imploringly

imploring

[ɪmˈplɔːrɪŋ] adjimplorante
References in classic literature ?
Amy started, and put both hands behind her, turning on him an imploring look which pleaded for her better than the words she could not utter.
Before Tom and Ned reached the place whence Professor Bumper had called, they heard strange noises, other than the imploring voice of their friend.
The boys were tumbling about, clinging to his legs, imploring that numerous things be brought back to them.
Cora could not resist the desire to look upon her youthful sister, in whose eyes she met an imploring glance, that betrayed the longings of nature.
And every now and then he turns upon his companions, nodding, signaling, beckoning frantically--with every inch of him appealing, imploring, in behalf of the muses and their call.
A long-drawn, shivering sigh was the only answer; but she lifted her dark eyes, and fixed them on her with such a forlorn and imploring expression, that the tears came into the little woman's eyes.
Tom turned his ashen face imploring toward the speaker, made some impotent movements with his white lips, then slid limp and lifeless to the floor.
she recommenced, putting on an imploring countenance.