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This strikes us now-a-days as anything but a very solemn or a very momentous form of adjuration.
A CURSORY HISTORY OF SWEARINGJULIAN SHARMAN
Before the solemn force of Nita's frenzied adjuration, the old man started and grew ashen pale.
THEY LOOKED AND LOVEDMRS. ALEX MCVEIGH MILLER
Then we heard the humblest entreaties, the most fervent adjuration, not to deprive the country of such superior talents.
Z. MARCASHONORE DE BALZAC
A thrill ran through the long line of men, and Fred heard his follower utter a low, adjuration to his unwilling steed.
CROWN AND SCEPTREGEORGE MANVILLE FENN
But fortunately for us, Burke was not content with private adjuration, or even public speech.
OBITER DICTAAUGUSTINE BIRRELL
The action seemed strange; but I at first thought it the unpremeditated result of his solemn and well-intended adjuration.
CALEB WILLIAMSWILLIAM GODWIN
With this final adjuration, Whipple, weapon in hand, started back toward the trees.
MOTOR MATT'S DARING RESCUESTANLEY R. MATTHEWS
Note the emphasized adjuration in the “Battle Hymn of the Republic:”
THE BROTHERS' WARJOHN CALVIN REED
It was an adjuration by the honour of a man, and was either positive or negative.
THE ANCIENT IRISH EPIC TALE TIN B CALNGEUNKNOWN
Thus the adjuration "being" was accounted fully sufficient for the lady of the poet's thoughts.
THE GREEN BOOKMR JKAI
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WORDS RELATED TO ADJURATION

  • adjuration
  • affidavit
  • affirmation
  • avowal
  • bond
  • contract
  • deposition
  • pledge
  • profession
  • sworn declaration
  • sworn statement
  • testimony
  • vow
  • word
  • word of honor
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