Definitions

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  • adjective That implores; beseeching; entreating.

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  • verb Present participle of to implore.

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  • adjective begging

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Examples

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

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

    At Dartmouth And Cornell, Students Shamed For Not Giving To Class Gift Funds

  • 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.

    New BP boss Bob Dudley 'doesn't need to fake his empathy for the Gulf coast'

  • 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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  • 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.

    Beauty's Punishment

  • 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.

    Jimgrim

  • 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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