adjuration

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noun ad·ju·ra·tion \ˌa-jə-ˈrā-shən\

Definition of adjuration

  1. 1 :  a solemn oath

  2. 2 :  an earnest urging or advising

adjuratory

play \ə-ˈju̇r-ə-ˌtȯr-ē\ adjective

Examples of adjuration in a sentence

  1. <though he was loath to take over the family business, he couldn't refuse his ailing father's adjuration>

  2. <an adjuration to check the facts carefully before publishing the exposé on corruption in the statehouse>

15th Century

First Known Use of adjuration

15th century



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