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implore


  4  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Implore  \Im*plore"\,  v.  t.  [imp.  &  p.  p.  {Implored};  p.  pr  & 
  vb  n.  {Imploring}.]  [L.  implorare  pref.  im-  in  +  plorare  to 
  cry  aloud.  See  {Deplore}.] 
  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. 
 
  Imploring  all  the  gods  that  reign  above.  --Pope. 
 
  I  kneel,  and  then  implore  her  blessing.  --Shak. 
 
  Syn:  To  beseech;  supplicate;  crave;  entreat;  beg;  solicit; 
  petition;  prey;  request;  adjure.  See  {Beseech}. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Implore  \Im*plore"\,  v.  i. 
  To  entreat;  to  beg;  to  prey. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Implore  \Im*plore"\,  n. 
  Imploration.  [Obs.]  --Spencer. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  implore 
  v  :  call  upon  in  supplication;  entreat;  "I  beg  you  to  stop!" 
  [syn:  {beg},  {pray}] 




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