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adjure
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The House of Mirth
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  • That was the burden of her lament; and her last adjuration to her daughter was to escape from dinginess if she could.
  • Thus adjured, Lily turned her eyes on the spectacle which was affording Mr. Dorset such legitimate mirth.

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  • OH, LILY, DO GO SLOWLY," her friend adjured her.

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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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