[ US /ˌɪmˈpɫɔɹɪŋ/ ]
[ UK /ɪmplˈɔːɹɪŋ/ ]
  1. begging
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How To Use imploring In A Sentence

  • There were also plenty of custom-house folks demanding fees to which they had no right, and sturdy rascals seeking buckshish, and miserable beggars imploring alms. Chambers's Edinburgh Journal, No. 459 Volume 18, New Series, October 16, 1852
  • Cosmo's right arm was raised, as if imploring an audience to listen carefully to some exquisite and elusive sound. DARE CALL IT TREASON
  • She looked hopeful and imploring in her little blue smock, and I felt sorry for her. Christianity Today
  • Before announcing her candidacy, she and her husband first fasted for three days, all the while imploring, Lord, is this what you want? American Grace
  • Henrietta had written it again, and again had crept into his chamber and in whatever part of the house the magnate might now be found, he everywhere encountered this pale tremulous figure who pressing her hands together and without uttering a word gazed at him beseechingly, imploringly -- only they two knew why. The Poor Plutocrats
  • 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.
  • The women, with tears and appealing gestures, crowded around the officer, begging him to spare their sons and husbands; the men stood silent, with bloodless faces and dumb imploring eyes.
  • Have you seen commercials on television imploring you to use less water?
  • Short stuff sat up on the slow surface, imploring the punishment meted out. Times, Sunday Times
  • Murray glanced at Amy, who gave him an imploring look, and, drawing a deep breath, he felt ready to diplomatise, give up self, and smother his indignation for the sake of those before him. The Rajah of Dah
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