Definition Of implore


beg someone earnestly or desperately to do something.

he implored her to change her mind

Example Of implore

  • And if they will perish, let them perish with our arms around their knees, imploring them to stay.

  • Conservative MPs implored key figures in the sponsorship scandal to ‘just let it out’ Wednesday and admit they lied to Parliament three years ago about their roles in the affair.

  • He bad been looking imploringly at the hard-faced slatternly woman who stood in the path, but at this moment he had caught sight of Jessie.

  • He came around the car as she tried to cover herself with her sweater and then, as she looked imploringly into his eyes, he burst out laughing.

  • Hundreds of young survivors of the blaze, sweaty and black with soot, raised their arms to the sky as if imploring mercy or hugged each other - sharing pain, fear, anguish and a feeling of helplessness.

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