Stun their ears, madam, with the suddenness of your imploration, and let the voice come from your heart.
She heard the imploration, and, woman-like, sight of the awful agony extinguished the memory of her wrongs.
Will the same tune do as well for a dance as for a prayer, for a moonlight serenade as for an imploration of Divine mercy?
Joyce Basil held up her hand in imploration, but Reybold did not heed the woman's remark.
c.1500, from Middle French implorer and directly from Latin implorare "call for help, beseech," originally "invoke with weeping," from assimilated form of in- "on, upon" (see in- (2)) + plorare "to weep, cry out." Related: Implored; imploring; imploringly.