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adjure
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Great Expectations
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  • I called to Herbert and Startop to keep before the tide, that she might see us lying by for her, and I adjured Provis to sit quite still, wrapped in his cloak.
  • —Joseph!" said Mr. Pumblechook, in the way of a compassionate adjuration.

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as in: I adjure you Define
to appeal earnestly or command solemnly
as in: I adjure all allegiance Define
to confirm by oath
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