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enjoined

verb
past tense of enjoin

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1 to ask for (something) earnestly or with authority
  • police enjoined the community's full cooperation in getting rid of the drug dealers

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2 to issue orders to (someone) by right of authority
  • undeterred, the captain enjoined his crew to sail at full speed into the mine-filled harbor

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“Enjoined.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/enjoined. Accessed 22 Oct. 2020.

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