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  • v. Present participle of to implore.

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  • adj. That implores; beseeching; entreating.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adj. begging


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  • Brent, now a neurosurgeon, remembers collaborating with Dudley on one trick played on a neighbourhood child who released a balloon with a tag imploring the finder to get in touch.

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  • One student, Erica Weitzner, reported getting four or five emails in addition to phone calls imploring her to contribute.

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  • Surprisingly enough nor has Mr Clapton made that phone call imploring us to come and help him out at his Albert Hall gigs, despite us only ever managing to never get more than 12 Pages into Bert Weedon's Play With Yourself Every Day course.

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  • He even painted a huge mural over the pedestrian mall connecting King George with Aggripas, with a banner above his tag imploring us to “Just forgive/Idiot the Wise.”

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  • Beauty's breath came in short imploring pants in time with her moans, and through her tears she saw Mistress Lockley looking down at her.

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  • The official leaders of the C.N.T. had joined with those of the U.G.T. in imploring everyone to go back to work; above all, food was running short.

    Homage to Catalonia

  • A British officer was shouting at the mob in Arabic, imploring them not to compel him to fire on them.


  • In interviews, participants described those tensions, as well as offering the first descriptions of Mr. Obama's two difficult phone calls imploring Mr. Mubarak to take the protesters' demands seriously.

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  • Consumer groups hailed the decision Wednesday, an abrupt change from recent days, when they'd bombarded the FCC chairman with emails and phone calls imploring him to fight phone and cable companies lobbyists.

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  • Hereupon, she made herself known to him and both began praising Allah (to whom belong Majesty and Might!) for that which He had vouchsafed them of the reunion of their loves; but the brother and the thief and the villager’s wife joined in imploring her forgiveness.

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