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implore implored imploring
plead with somebody to do something
  • How to Memorize
    • implore - beg
  • Analysis

    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’.

  • Exam DBSpoken DBOther
    Antonymsrepudiaterepel, resist,
  • Example(s)
    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.