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enjoin
used in Frankenstein

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Definition
to command someone to do (or not do) something
  • I feared the vengeance of the disappointed fiend, yet I was unable to overcome my repugnance to the task which was enjoined me.
    Chapter 18 (2% in)
  • At such moments vengeance, that burned within me, died in my heart, and I pursued my path towards the destruction of the daemon more as a task enjoined by heaven, as the mechanical impulse of some power of which I was unconscious, than as the ardent desire of my soul.
    Chapter 24 (16% in)

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