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adjure
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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.
  • 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.

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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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