imploring


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Related to imploring: dispirited, importunities
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Synonyms for imploring

begging

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My father, being the patron of the living, was careful to sing and pray and listen to the sermon with exemplary attention, aware that every eye in the little church was on our pew, and at first I tried to imitate him; but the behaviour of my legs became so alarming that after vainly casting imploring glances at him and seeing that he continued his singing unmoved, I put out my hand and pulled his sleeve.
That was the style of the letter, and it ended by imploring me to leave the window-latch open, and to be in the front room at three in the morning, when he would come to receive my last kiss and to bid me farewell.
The 2nd Brigade Group Commander informed the media that his area of jurisdiction is wide stretching from Dibete to areas such as Shakawe and Kasane, imploring the media to partner with them so that they could reach these far flung areas in their mission to protect and safeguard the country.
Also imploring factions to facilitate Tammam Salam's decision-making task, clerics regretted government ineptness in garbage disposal and attending to people's vital concerns.
Scacchi, 49, has also been enlisting her celebrity pals to pose with dead fish for a poster campaign imploring UK restaurants to only use seafood sourced from sustainable stocks.
Peter's Square for the Sunday Angelus, imploring "all automobile drivers to drive with prudence and responsibility.
In desperation, Lady Tottington also turns to slimy suitor Victor Quartermaine (Ralph Fiennes), imploring him to hunt down and shoot the humungous critter, thereby igniting a fierce competition between Wallace and Victor for the hostess's affections.