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ask for or request earnestly

command solemnly

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30) After all, the Talmudic passage adjured the Jewish people to heed the passage in Song of Songs, "you neither awaken nor stir up love, until it please," which was traditionally interpreted to mean that it was God alone, not humans, who would decide when "the propitious moment" for the restoration of Jewish sovereignty in Israel would arrive.
Rejecting the plea, the court adjured the hearing of the case till September 2.
I was adjured on one occasion to attend a Crown Court hearing to present my report on a young woman whose offending was of a very serious nature.
TUNIS (TAPEX) - The Presidency of the National Constituent Assembly (NCA) adjured all the deputies to postpone the political quarrels on issues "nobody doubts its importance".
without the glosses, many of them inconsistent, that have been encrusted on it and its predecessors by courts and commentators, would suppose that an accrual basis taxpayer who took a deduction for expenses paid or incurred which his auditors would require him to take in the taxable year, would be doing just what the Regulations adjured.
In a firm, unpretentious voice, we're adjured to save the "sacred words in danger," and "sing them shout them / teach them.
I censured them, cursed them, flogged them, tore out their hair, and adjured them by God, saying, "You shall not give your daughters in marriage to their sons, or take any of their daughters for your sons or yourselves" (Neh.
They taught [that the Lord adjured the Children of Israel], that if they breach the oaths--not to surmount the Walls and not to push on the Redemption "I shall abandon you to be slaughtered as the gazelles and the hinds of the field.
77) In fact, though not in principle, moral and religious development never follows the straight highway adjured by John the Baptist, but rather a route of byways and inexplicable detours.
Thereupon the spirit was adjured to reveal his name or that of his wife.
A government spokesman also adjured German companies to use their "moral sense" when doing business with Iran and that "the government is expecting some sensitivity from businesses.
32) We are adjured to hold before our minds the images of death and futile passion so that the emotions of Fear and Anger be suitably dismissed.
Then he fumigated and conjured and adjured, muttering words none might understand.
Thus, an often adjured but inherent feature of clay is transformed into a positive desirable and, in its way, a distinctly Lord-like index.