implore implore  /ɪm ˈplɔr/


  • (v) call upon in supplication; entreat



  1. Vienna's Franziskus Cardinal Konig, who had been informed of its contents in advance, flew to Rome two weeks ago to implore the Pope not to release it.
  2. The recent flyers implore North Koreans to fight against Kim Jong Il and condemn his regime.
  3. It is of course an unanswerable question, but one that Benedict used to implore Catholics and non-Catholics alike to pray and work so that it never happens again.


  1. BART talks in limbo as strike paralyzes commute

    BART talks in limbo as strike paralyzes commute Josie Mooney, a chief negotiator with SEIU Local 1021, which represents mechanics, maintenance workers and professional staff, said the unions had told the mediator of their willingness to meet but are still waiting for a response. The Bay Area Council and our 250 members implore the BART unions to end this damaging strike and return to the ...
    on July 2, 2013     Source: San Francisco Chronicle

  2. Court decision is ruinous

    God bless America. I implore all of my brothers and sisters to remain strong, and God will take care of us!
    on July 2, 2013     Source: The Augusta Chronicle


  1. "I implore an end to this violence, which must be condemned in all its manifestations," Benedict told the faithful gathered in St Peter's Square for the Sunday Angelus.
    on Dec 28, 2008 By: Pope Benedict XVI Source: Earthtimes (press release)

  2. "The problems facing our injured servicemen and women have not gone away," said Shalala, a Democrat who was health and humans services secretary during the Clinton administration. "This is a debate that our nation must have. I implore you not...
    on Sep 19, 2007 By: Donna Shalala Source: San Jose Mercury News

  3. "I implore each of you to be fair in making your decision, because your decision will not only affect my life, it will affect how this institution is viewed in the United States and the world," Wolfowitz said.
    on May 15, 2007 By: Paul Wolfowitz Source: Reuters Canada

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animosity animosity
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