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enjoin
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Bleak House
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  • He is enjoined to silence and to rest, and they have given him some opiate to lull his pain, for his old enemy is very hard with him.
  • He puts it to his ears, and it whispers information; he puts it to his lips, and it enjoins him to secrecy; he rubs it over his nose, and it sharpens his scent; he shakes it before a guilty man, and it charms him to his destruction.

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  • Her moral outlook enjoins her to treat every person with dignity.
  • Environmentalist seek to enjoin the drilling on the grounds that it is unnecessary and dangerous.

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