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beg, implore, prayverb
call upon in supplication; entreat
"I beg you to stop!"
To beg for, to entreat urgently or earnestly.
Etymology: French implorer, imploro.
Samuel Johnson's Dictionary
The act of begging; intreaty; solicitation. Not in use.
Etymology: from the verb.
With piercing words and pitiful implore,
Him hasty to arise. Fairy Queen.
Etymology: implorer, French; imploro, Latin.
They ship their oars, and crown with wine
The holy goblet to the pow'rs divine,
Imploring all the gods that reign above. Alexander Pope, Odyssey.
Do not say 'tis superstition, that
I kneel, and then implore her blessing. William Shakespeare, Winter's Tale.
to call upon, or for, in supplication; to beseech; to prey to, or for, earnestly; to petition with urency; to entreat; to beg; -- followed directly by the word expressing the thing sought, or the person from whom it is sought
to entreat; to beg; to prey
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
im-plōr′, v.t. to ask earnestly: to beg.—ns. Implorā′tion; Implor′ātor (Shak.), one who implores or entreats.—adj. Implor′atory.—n. Implor′er (Spens.), one who implores.—adv. Implor′ingly, in an imploring manner. [Fr.,—L. implorāre—in, in, plorāre, to weep aloud.]
The numerical value of implore in Chaldean Numerology is: 3
The numerical value of implore in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7
Examples of implore in a Sentence
I implore people to really inform yourself about who the candidates are, inform yourself of what their positions are.
I implore my colleagues to take a hard look at the course of this investigation.
I implore anyone who has contact with Trooper Jackson, who may have been affected by contact with him, who may have been victimized, either through commentary or through physical action by Trooper Jackson to please come forward.
Our city complies with federal immigration law and asks that the Department of Justice and ICE [Immigration and Customs Enforcement] do the same, the federal government does not get to run our cities or convert our local law enforcement officials into immigration cops. I implore this administration to focus on real public safety threats, like the opioid crisis, instead of unnecessarily threatening our residents and mayors across the country.
I implore you, give America a fair trial. She's worth it.
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- bønfalder, bønfalde, trygleDanish
- anoa, vedotaFinnish
- प्रार्थना करनाHindi
- affor, adōrōLatin
- упрашивать, умолятьRussian
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