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
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.
With the greatest leverage comes the greatest responsibility’ Australia’s Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull joined the U.S. in imploring China to rein in North Korea, saying the regime was becoming increasingly reckless and must be curtailed.
Three former Ohio State football players and one Cleveland Browns player are among those imploring the Ohio Senate to embrace a plan that will keep low-level offenders out of prison.
Graduate Sarah Berkowitz, of Buffalo Grove, implored her classmates to make use of the advice that older adults have imparted on them.
Carroll (21-1) has dominated many of its opponents, and coach Lorraine Beers implored her team to not take foes lightly.
In Europe last week, world leaders privately implored Mr. Trump not to bolt.
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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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