Adjure in a sentence

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Definition of Adjure

  • To charge, bind, or command, solemnly, as if under oath, or under the penalty of a curse; to appeal to in the most solemn or impressive manner; to entreat earnestly.
  • command solemnly
  • ask for or request earnestly

How to use adjure in a sentence. Adjure pronunciation.

And therefore not doubting but both of you pretend to be Christians, for I am told you go constantly to Church, I adjure you by his Name whom you profess, to tell me how you can answer it to him, or to your own Consciences, to Live in downright Disobedience to his holy Laws, and in defiance to the known Laws of the Land?
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And the chief priest answering, said to him, I adjure you, by the living God, to tell me if you are the Christ, the Son of God.
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I adjure you, by God, not to torment me.
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I dare not adjure you in stronger terms, reverend sirs, lest I make your pious fatherly worships in the least uneasy.
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In God's name don't let them know it," adjures Napoleon in a message to Ney.
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His face is coal-black with powder: he has no hat, no epaulettes and only half a sword: rage, anguish, bitterness are in his husky voice as he adjures, entreats, calls to the demoralised army-and insults it, execrates it in turn.
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I, as God's servant, the brother of all I behold, and, as son of the soil, mourning over the slaughter of its latest defenders-I, by this symbol of love and command, which I raise to the heaven, adjure thee, O King, to give ear to the mission of peace,-to cast down the grim pride of earth.
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The assassin thou miscall'st me:-once, once more I do adjure thee, pass not o'er thy threshold!
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But by thine oath, and thy love, and all that thou art, I adjure thee come not unto me this night as I bade thee! but be hidden in the hazel-copse outside the house, as it draws toward midnight, and abide me there.
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To beseech; supplicate; crave; entreat; beg; solicit; petition; prey; request; adjure.
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And after a time he said, in a very earnest and solemn tone, "If you think as you say, that you, though a stranger, have received kindness at the hands of me and mine, I adjure you to reveal nothing to any other of our people respecting the world from which you came, unless, on consideration, I give you permission to do so.
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If, on the other hand, you are satisfied that the whole thing is a chimera, then, I adjure you, destroy the potsherd and the writings, and let a cause of troubling be removed from our race for ever.
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I adjure thee with suppliant paw.
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They were yet in sight, Mr. Gabriel sitting and seeming to adjure Faith, whose skirts he held; but she stood, and her arms were outstretched, and, pale as a foam-wreath her face, and piercing as a night-wind her voice, I heard her cry, "Oh, Georgie!
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I would bring a spotless kid, snowy-coated, and a pair of doves and a jar of honey-yea, honey from Morel's in Piccadilly, thyme-flavoured, narbonian, and we would acknowledge the Sovereign Loveliness, and adjure the Divine Aphrodite.
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I adjure you-did you serve him in your present capacity in the upper world?
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My dear coz-for Cerberus and Cynic are surely related through the dog-I adjure you by the Styx, tell me how Socrates behaved during the descent.
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I adjure thee by thy God, That thou be fruitful in her, and increase And multiply, fulfilling his command, And my deep imprecation!
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Think, I adjure you, what it is to slay The reverence living in the minds of men _145 Towards our ancient house, and stainless fame!
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After he had adjusted the stone in the middle of the Jordan, and mounted it, with the waters surging up to his neck, he said: "I adjure thee, O thou water of the Jordan!
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Examples of Adjure

Example #1
With much more Preachment to the same Purpose, too long to repeat.
Example #2
And that you will not dispence your Favours, likewise to others?
Example #3
What do these testify against you?
Example #4
Behold, now you have heard the blasphemy.
Example #5
For he said to him, Impure spirit, come out of the man.
Example #6
CHAPTER V. CHRIST CURING A DEMONIAC AND THE WOMAN WITH A HEMORRHAGE, AND RAISING A DEAD CHILD.