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adjure

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of adjure

  1. 1 to give advice to adjured them not to break the drug laws of any of the countries they would be visiting Synonyms advise, admonish, counselRelated Words alert, caution, forewarn, warn; brief, clue (in), fill in, inform, tell, wise (up); coach, direct, guide, instruct, lead, mentor, shepherd, show, teach, tutor; direct, pilot, steer; acquaint, apprise, familiarize; convince, encourage, induce, persuade, talk (into); beg, exhort, implore, prevail (upon), urge; propose, recommend, suggest

  2. 2 to issue orders to (someone) by right of authority by all that is holy, I adjure you to tell us the whereabouts of the missing child Synonyms command, bid, boss (around), charge, direct, enjoin, instruct, order, tellRelated Words ask, petition, request; beg, beseech, entreat; advise, counsel, warn; appoint, assign, authorize, commission; oversee, superintend, supervise; conduct, control, lead, manage; coerce, compel, constrain, force, oblige, requireNear Antonyms comply (with), follow, keep, observeAntonyms mind, obey

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