Definition of Adjuration

1. Noun. A solemn and earnest appeal to someone to do something.

Generic synonyms: Appeal, Entreaty, Prayer
Derivative terms: Adjure, Adjure



Definition of Adjuration

1. n. The act of adjuring; a solemn charging on oath, or under the penalty of a curse; an earnest appeal.

Definition of Adjuration

1. Noun. a grave warning ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Adjuration

1. [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Adjuration

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adjugating
adjument
adjuments
adjunct
adjunction
adjunctions
adjunctive
adjunctively
adjunctiveness
adjunctives
adjunctivity
adjunctly
adjuncts
adjuration (current term)
adjurations
adjuratory
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adjurers
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adjuror
adjurors
adjust
adjustabilities
adjustability
adjustable

Literary usage of Adjuration

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1. Neuman and Baretti's Dictionary of the Spanish and English Languages by Henry Neuman, Giuseppe Marco Antonio Baretti (1842)
"Exorcism, adjuration by which EXPERIMENTADO, DA, a. Experienced. • i/ \t<. va. ... by adjuration. • • < r / л •. гк, pa. Exorcising ; exorciser. ..."

2. The Poets and Poetry of the West: With Biographical and Critical Notices by William Turner Coggeshall (1860)
"We call—we call thee back, And suns of many a constellation bright, Shall weave the waves of their illuming ligh adjuration. [ ADJURE thee—I adjure thee, ..."

3. Essays on the Principles of Morality and on the Private and Political Rights by Jonathan Dymond (1896)
"A curse—Immorality of oaths—Oaths of the ancient Jews— Milton—Paley—The High Priest's adjuration—Early Christians—Inefficacy of oaths — Motives to ..."

4. Memoirs of the Court of England, from the Revolution in 1688 to the Death of by John Heneage Jesse (1846)
"Assents to the Oath of adjuration. —His alarming condition. — Is visited by his friend and favourite, the Earl of Albemarle. ..."

5. A History of My Time: Memoirs of Chancellor Pasquier by duc Etienne-Denis Pasquier, Edme Armand Gaston Audiffret-Pasquier (1894)
"... of the state — A renewal of harsh methods against the Pope and his councillors — Death of the Bishop of Nantes and his dying adjuration to the Emperor. ..."

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