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adjure

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Verb (transitive)
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ad=jure
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1 in 1 verses (in OT : 1 in 1 verses)

CIDE DICTIONARY

adjurev. t. [L. adjurare, adjurdium, to swear to; later, to adjure: cf. F. adjurer. See Jury.].
     To charge, bind, or command, solemnly, as if under oath, or under the penalty of a curse; to appeal to in the most solemn or impressive manner; to entreat earnestly.  [1913 Webster]
    "Joshua adjured them at that time, saying, Cursed be the man before the Lord, that riseth up and buildeth this city Jericho."  [1913 Webster]
    "The high priest . . . said . . . I adjure thee by the living God, that thou tell us whether thou be the Christ."  [1913 Webster]
    "The commissioners adjured them not to let pass so favorable an opportunity of securing their liberties."  [1913 Webster]

OXFORD DICTIONARY

adjure, v.tr. (usu. foll. by to + infin.) charge or request (a person) solemnly or earnestly, esp. under oath.

Derivative
adjuration n. adjuratory adj.
Etymology
ME f. L adjurare (as AD-, jurare swear) in LL sense 'put a person to an oath'

THESAURUS

adjure

administer an oath, appeal, appeal to, beg, beseech, call for help, call on, call upon, clamor for, conjure, crave, cry for, cry on, cry to, entreat, impetrate, implore, imprecate, invoke, kneel to, obtest, plead, plead for, pray, put under oath, put upon oath, run to, supplicate, swear, swear in

ROGET THESAURUS

adjure

Request

VB request, ask, beg, crave, sue, pray, petition, solicit, invite, pop the question, make bold to ask, beg leave, beg a boon, apply to, call to, put to, call upon, call for, make a request, address a request, prefer a request, put up a request, make a prayer, address a prayer, prefer a prayer, put up a prayer, make a petition, address a petition, prefer a petition, put up a petition, make application, make a requisition, ask trouble, ask one for, claim, offer up prayers, whistle for, beg hard, entreat, beseech, plead, supplicate, implore, conjure, adjure, obtest, cry to, kneel to, appeal to, invoke, evoke, impetrate, imprecate, ply, press, urge, beset, importune, dun, tax, clamor for, cry aloud, cry for help, fall on one's knees, throw oneself at the feet of, come down on one's marrowbones, beg from door to door, send the hat round, go a begging, mendicate, mump, cadge, beg one's bread, dance attendance on, besiege, knock at the door, bespeak, canvass, tout, make interest, court, seek, bid for, publish the banns.

Promise

VB promise, give a promise, undertake, engage, make an engagement, form an engagement, enter into an engagement, enter on an engagement, bind oneself, tie oneself, pledge oneself, commit oneself, take upon oneself, vow, swear, give one's word, pass one's word, pledge one's word, plight one's word, give one's honor, pass one's honor, pledge one's honor, plight one's honor, give credit, pass credit, pledge credit, plight credit, give troth, pass troth, pledge troth, plight troth, betroth, plight faith, assure, warrant, guarantee, covenant, attest, hold out an expectation, contract an obligation, become bound to, become sponsor for, answer for, be answerable for, secure, give security, underwrite, adjure, administer an oath, put to one's oath, swear a witness.

Affirmation

VB assert, make an assertion, have one's say, say, affirm, predicate, declare, state, protest, profess, put forth, put forward, advance, allege, propose, propound, enunciate, broach, set forth, hold out, maintain, contend, pronounce, pretend, depose, depone, aver, avow, avouch, asseverate, swear, make oath, take one's oath, make an affidavit, swear an affidavit, put in an affidavit, take one's Bible oath, kiss the book, vow, vitam impendere vero, swear till one is black in the face, swear till one is blue in the face, swear till all's blue, be sworn, call Heaven to witness, vouch, warrant, certify, assure, swear by bell book and candle, swear by, insist upon, take one's stand upon, emphasize, lay stress on, assert roundly, assert positively, lay down, lay down the law, raise one's voice, dogmatize, have the last word, rap out, repeat, reassert, reaffirm, announce, acknowledge, attest, adjure.


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