implore

Exam frequency

GRE

medium

Banks

medium

Civil Services

medium

Meaning(s)

plead with somebody to do something

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implore - beg

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The word ‘implore’ is typically used to express an urgent request that is made out of desperation, which is why it can be associated with a feeling of fear or anxiety. For that reason, ‘implore’ is used sparingly when compared to the similar meaning ‘ask’.

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Synonyms plead
Antonyms repel,resist

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  1. The business could go bankrupt if you go through with this decision. I implore you to reconsider!

  2. Sarah’s dog was trapped in the burning house, and she implored the firemen to save him.

  3. There’s no use in imploring me for money. I can’t afford to bail you out of trouble again.

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