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Related to imploringly: doggedly, sullenly


v. im·plored, im·plor·ing, im·plores
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.
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.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adv.1.imploringly - in a beseeching mannerimploringly - in a beseeching manner; "`You must help me,' she said imploringly"
بتوسُّل، باسْتِرْحام


[ɪmˈplɔːrɪŋlɪ] ADVde modo suplicante


[ɪmˈplɔːrɪŋlɪ] advin modo implorante


(imˈploː) verb
to ask earnestly. She implored her husband to give up his life of crime; She implored his forgiveness.
imˈploringly adverb
References in classic literature ?
So he patiently broke twig after twig till he had made a little hole through which he peeped, saying imploringly,
His arms were pinioned to his sides and there was horror and terror on his face, that looked imploringly at the youths from above the topmost coil of those encircling him.
She looked at me imploringly, panting with excitement.
They were large and scared and lifted imploringly to the fair boy officer's face.
With the look fixed upon him, in her paleness and wildness, she panted out in his arms, imploringly, "O my dear friend
That, as the Doctor moved his head, his wife dropped down on one knee at his feet, and, with her hands imploringly lifted, fixed upon his face the memorable look I had never forgotten.
When the waiter had felt my fast cooling tea-pot with the palm of his hand, and had looked imploringly at me, and had gone out, Drummle, careful not to move the shoulder next me, took a cigar from his pocket and bit the end off, but showed no sign of stirring.
Wylie stifled a sob and looked imploringly at her daughter.
My fears, however, were groundless, for he held up his two hands imploringly, and made his petition in a moving manner.
It retreated a little way, very like a dog being sent home, and stopped, looking at me imploringly with canine brown eyes.
He laid open the vein that runs all the way up the back to the neck; he cut this vein clean away throughout its whole course, and Thoon fell in the dust face upwards, stretching out his hands imploringly towards his comrades.
Clasping my hands together, I looked imploringly at Marheyo, and move towards the now almost deserted beach.