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 ?
At the same time his mother-in-law, Prince Vasili's wife, sent to him imploring him to come if only for a few minutes to discuss a most important matter.
Camacho was listening to all this, perplexed and bewildered and not knowing what to say or do; but so urgent were the entreaties of Basilio's friends, imploring him to allow Quiteria to give him her hand, so that his soul, quitting this life in despair, should not be lost, that they moved, nay, forced him, to say that if Quiteria were willing to give it he was satisfied, as it was only putting off the fulfillment of his wishes for a moment.
In the preface to "Dorothy and the Wizard of Oz" I said I would like to write some stories that were not "Oz" stories, because I thought I had written about Oz long enough; but since that volume was published I have been fairly deluged with letters from children imploring me to "write more about Dorothy," and "more about Oz," and since I write only to please the children I shall try to respect their wishes.
Seeing the man gesticulate with imploring mien, and perhaps also recognising the officer who accompanied him, his Highness ordered his carriage to stop.
"You wouldn't give me another if I sat here all night imploring you." He sat close to her on a low tabouret, and as he spoke his fingers lightly touched the hair that fell a little over her forehead.
My father, being the patron of the living, was careful to sing and pray and listen to the sermon with exemplary attention, aware that every eye in the little church was on our pew, and at first I tried to imitate him; but the behaviour of my legs became so alarming that after vainly casting imploring glances at him and seeing that he continued his singing unmoved, I put out my hand and pulled his sleeve.
That was the style of the letter, and it ended by imploring me to leave the window-latch open, and to be in the front room at three in the morning, when he would come to receive my last kiss and to bid me farewell.
'Our preamble of the Constitution states that we, the sovereign Filipino people, imploring the aid of the Almighty God...
He asked corps members to be security conscious at all times while also imploring them to avail themselves with the numbers of security officials at their places of posting.
President Erdogan, in his phone contact with His Highness the Amir, expressed congratulations and best wishes to His Highness on advent of the happy Eid Al-Fitr, imploring His Almighty to grace the two friendly countries, anew, with abundant bounties and blessings.
The minister commended employees who were rewarded for outstanding performance during the past financial year, imploring them to continue to break barriers in their service to the nation.