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I adjure you, by all which a man of honour holds most sacred, to quit England the moment your health will allow you to sail.
LEONORAMARIA EDGEWORTH
I adjure you, in the name of the friendship you have up to this moment shown me, to explain yourself clearly.
And instead of Columbus, a honey-fed spirit of dream should stand in his prow and adjure him to sail on, to dreamland.
THE CROW'S NESTCLARENCE DAY, JR.
I adjure you for the last time; will you name the three cards?
I adjure you, solemnly, to omit nothing that you can remember of them.
I adjure thee by that God so terrible and true—didst thou write that letter?
LOVE AND INTRIGUEFRIEDRICH SCHILLER
To adjure me by all that was most alarming, to discard the idea of making my appearance in a Poblana dress!
MEXICO AND ITS RELIGIONROBERT A. WILSON
But take good care, I adjure thee, if any one questions thee about me, to give him no satisfaction.
FOUR ARTHURIAN ROMANCESCHRETIEN DETROYES
Then the Syrian would solemnly adjure him, or threaten him if he were obstinate, and so drive him out.
I adjure you to command your brother to leave the place and torment my patient no longer.

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confabulateverb (used without object) | [kuhn-fab-yuh-leyt ]SEE DEFINITION
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