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Implore


IMPLO'RE, verb transitive [Latin imploro; in and ploro, to cry out.]

1. To call upon or for, in supplication; to beseech; to pray earnestly; to petition with urgency; to entreat; as, to implore the forgiveness of sins; to implore mercy.

Imploring all the gods that reign above.

2. To ask earnestly; to beg.

IMPLO'RE, verb intransitive To entreat; to beg.

IMPLO'RE, noun Earnest supplication. [Not used.]