Examples of implore in a Sentence
Don't go. I implore you.
“Think of the children!” he implored.
Recent Examples of implore from the Web
Mostly, the changes in Final Fantasy XII: The Zodiac Age seem to implore players not to ignore it this time around.
Justin Bour entertained the Home Run Derby crowd at Marlins Park on Monday, waving his bat in the air and imploring fans to make noise — something he and the Marlins aren’t used to hearing in their home ballpark.
In a June 29 letter to Portman, the CEOs of five Ohio hospital networks implored him to stand his ground and continue pushing hospitals’ charity-care costs onto federal taxpayers.
And in the months prior to the Paw Paw board voting, members of the American-Indian community had come to state board meetings imploring its members to intervene.
Collins has repeatedly implored her party's leader to tone down the rhetoric.
Barack Obama is imploring congressional Republicans not to throw millions of people off of their health insurance for the sake of diminishing his legacy.
His backers, including prominent Miami Cuban-Americans, implored the Trump administration to give existing policy more time to play out.
Comey does not inform DOJ officials about what Mr. Trump said, but implored Attorney General Jeff Sessions to prevent future one-on-one discussions between the two, according to the testimony.
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Origin and Etymology of implore
Middle French or Latin; Middle French implorer, from Latin implorare, from in- + plorare to cry out
First Known Use: circa 1540See Words from the same year
Synonym Discussion of implore
IMPLORE Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of implore for English Language Learners
: to make a very serious or emotional request to (someone)
: to say (something) as a serious or emotional request
: to ask or beg for (something) in a very serious or emotional way
IMPLORE Defined for Kids
Definition of implore for Students
: to make a very serious or emotional request to or for I implored him not to go. … they humbly implored my mercy. — Daniel Defoe, Robinson Crusoe
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