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
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.
Gov. Dan Patrick, a former radio talk show host who oversees the Senate and loves picking conservative fights, responded by imploring Abbott to call a special session.
A terrible night for our great city — Mayor Andy Burnham (@MayorofGM) May 23, 2017 As well, minister of state for security Ben Wallace issued a statement calling for vigilance and imploring citizens to report anything suspicious.
At one point, Rep. Maxine Waters (D-Calif.) implored one of them to join her objection.
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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 1540
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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