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adjure
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A Tale of Two Cities
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  • With this hurried adjuration, he cocked his blunderbuss, and stood on the offensive.
  • I adjure you, do not recall that!

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  • This touched Young Jerry on a tender place; who adjured his mother to perform her first duty, and, whatever else she did or neglected, above all things to lay especial stress on the discharge of that maternal function so affectingly and delicately indicated by his other parent.
  • Next to her preservation of his own last grateful love and blessing, and her overcoming of her sorrow, to devote herself to their dear child, he adjured her, as they would meet in Heaven, to comfort her father.

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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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