though he was loath to take over the family business, he couldn't refuse his ailing father's adjuration
an adjuration to check the facts carefully before publishing the exposé on corruption in the statehouse
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Middle English adjuracioun "exorcism," borrowed from Anglo-French adjuraciun "charging on oath," borrowed from Latin adjūrātiōn-, adjūrātiō "appeal," from adjūrāre "to adjure" + -tiōn-, -tiō, suffix of action nouns