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adjure
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The House of Mirth
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adjure
Used in
The House of Mirth
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  • Thus adjured, Lily turned her eyes on the spectacle which was affording Mr. Dorset such legitimate mirth.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • That was the burden of her lament; and her last adjuration to her daughter was to escape from dinginess if she could.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • OH, LILY, DO GO SLOWLY," her friend adjured her.  (not reviewed by editor)

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