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Definition of Adjure

Adjure
Adjure Ad*jure", v. t. [imp. & p. p. Adjured; p. pr. & vb. n. Adjuring]. [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. Joshua adjured them at that time, saying, Cursed be the man before the Lord, that riseth up and buildeth this city Jericho. --Josh. vi. 26. The high priest . . . said . . . I adjure thee by the living God, that thou tell us whether thou be the Christ. --Matt. xxvi. 63. The commissioners adjured them not to let pass so favorable an opportunity of securing their liberties. --Marshall.

Meaning of Adjure from wikipedia

- An adjurist (from the Latin word "adjure", meaning to swear or to exorcise) is a follower of religious teachings that, per the Catholic Encyclopedia, are...
- from Lilith: Thou liliths, male lili and female lilith, hag and ghool, I adjure you by the Strong One of Abraham, by the Rock of Isaac, by the Shaddai of...
- contemptible tyrant our people has ever endured." "The dead of Stalingrad adjure us!" On 3rd, 8th, and 15 February 1943, Alexander Schmorell, Hans Scholl...
- Bagdana, the king of demon[s and devils and] the great [ruler] of liliths. 1 adjure (5) you by Lilith Halbas the granddaughter of Li[lith] Zarni [who is sitting]...
- supporter Bishop Robert Wishart granted him absolution and subsequently adjured the clergy throughout the land to rally to Bruce. Nonetheless, Bruce was...
- verse refers to an episode in which Muhammad proposed an ordeal of mutual adjuration (Mubahala) to a delegation of Christians. Fatimah, according to the "occasion...
- will prolong our struggle with bitterness and disappointment. I therefore adjure that you ignore any suggestion outside Africa and holding that the present...
- some pages with common prayers, and a page of "conjurations", "Three adjurations and two charms", some of them known from Jewish sources (f. 286–291)...
- go and see what Abu Sufyan was up to. When he came Abu Sufyan said, "I adjure you by God, Umar, have we killed Muhammad?" "By God, you have not, he is...
- Jesus answered nothing. Finally the high priest adjured Jesus to respond under solemn oath, saying "I adjure you, by the Living God, to tell us, are you the...
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