Imploring
Imploring Im*plor"ing, a. That implores; beseeching; entreating. -- {Im*plor"ing*ly}, adv. [1913 Webster]

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  • imploring — index precatory Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • Imploring — Implore Im*plore , v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Implored}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Imploring}.] [L. implorare; pref. im in + plorare to cry aloud. See {Deplore}.] To call upon, or for, in supplication; to beseech; to pray to, or for, earnestly; to petition with …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • imploring — [[t]ɪmplɔ͟ːrɪŋ[/t]] ADJ: ADJ n An imploring look, cry, or letter shows that you very much want someone to do something and are afraid they may not do it. Frank looked at Jim with imploring eyes. Syn: pleading Derived words: imploringly ADV ADV… …   English dictionary

  • imploring — im|plor|ing [ ım plɔrıŋ ] adjective asking someone to do something in a sincere and emotional way that shows that you want them to do it very much: an imploring look/smile ╾ im|plor|ing|ly adverb …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • imploring — UK [ɪmˈplɔːrɪŋ] / US [ɪmˈplɔrɪŋ] adjective asking someone to do something in a sincere and emotional way that shows that you want them to do it very much an imploring look/smile Derived word: imploringly adverb …   English dictionary

  • imploring — verb Present participle of to implore …   Wiktionary

  • imploring — Synonyms and related words: adjuration, adjuratory, adorant, adoring, appeal, appealing, begging, beseeching, beseechment, bid, call, clamor, cry, devotional, devout, entreating, entreaty, imploration, imprecation, in the dust, invocation,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • imploring — im·plore || ɪm plÉ”r / plɔː v. beg, plead, entreat …   English contemporary dictionary

  • imploring — adjective begging • Syn: ↑beseeching, ↑pleading • Ant: ↑imperative (for: ↑beseeching) • Similar to: ↑adjuratory, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • Imploringly — Imploring Im*plor ing, a. That implores; beseeching; entreating. {Im*plor ing*ly}, adv. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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