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adjure
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adjure
Used in
Hard Times
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  • Kissing her again, he turned round, drew the coverlet over his head, and lay as still as if that time had come by which she had adjured him.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • Mr. Bounderby, under the influence of this difficult adjuration, backed up by her compassionate eye, could only scratch his head in a feeble and ridiculous manner, and afterwards assert himself at a distance, by being heard to bully the small fry of business all the morning.  (not reviewed by editor)

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as in: I adjure you
as in: I adjure all allegiance
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