verb (used with object), im·plored, im·plor·ing.
verb (used without object), im·plored, im·plor·ing.
Origin of implore
Examples from the Web for imploring
Local vendors practically throw themselves in front of the commuter traffic, imploring passengers to take horse rides.
Sher lapsed into prayer, imploring Allah to make the executions stop.
Jones, 79, said he tried to mend fences between the two men by imploring Francis to pay off his debt.Steve Wynn Battles Joe Francis of ‘Girls Gone Wild’ in Court|Christine Pelisek|September 9, 2012|DAILY BEAST
He turned to me with an imploring countenance as if he should wish to say, "None but you can save her."
He looked up in his father's face with an imploring expression, and put out his hand as if for help.Religious Studies, Sketches and Poems|Harriet Beecher Stowe
At an imploring gesture from Bartlett, he turns again to Mrs. Wyatt.A Counterfeit Presentment and The Parlour Car|William Dean Howells
Her irritability had suddenly quite vanished, and her anxious, imploring eyes were fixed on him with greedy expectation.War and Peace|Leo Tolstoy
Yet she did not look clearly forward to the day of Vittoria's imploring for mercy.Vittoria, Complete|George Meredith
British Dictionary definitions for imploring
Word Origin for implore
Word Origin and History for imploring
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.