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Jeffrey had to adjure himself to keep awake to the difficulties he alone had made.

In my ancestor's name, I adjure and remind thee of thy pledge.

I entreat you—I adjure you—to make this known wherever you can.

I adjure you to hear me swear that I will have all the justice done to your memory that man can do!

I adjure you, Caroline, to lay this clearly before our dear brother.

My good woman, you have no cause to adjure me in that solemn manner.

The priests had resolved to go out and adjure the storm and the sea.

Adjure him to do nothing rash; and lend him your own wedding-ring, and weep.

Oh, your Highness, I adjure you to refrain from being anointed.

I adjure you for the last time; will you name the three cards?

WORD ORIGIN

late 14c., "to bind by oath; to question under oath," from Latin adiurare "confirm by oath, add an oath, to swear to in addition," in Late Latin "to put (someone) to an oath," from ad- "to" (see ad-) + iurare "swear," from ius (genitive iuris) "law" (see jurist). Related: Adjured; adjuring.

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