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Synonyms for adjure

ask for or request earnestly

command solemnly

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One, that Israel shall not go up [all together as if surrounded] by a wall [italics mine]; the second, that whereby the Holy One, blessed be He, adjured Israel that they shall not rebel against the nations of the world; and the third is that whereby the Holy One, blessed be He, adjured the idolaters that they should not oppress Israel too much.
Within the letter, the apex bank adjured against denominating the cost of products or services in any foreign currency in Nigeria and directed that no business offer or acceptance should be consummated in any currency other than the naira.
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".
Giving the language no quarter, Buck attacks the complacent and complicit in "Rescue the Word." In a firm, unpretentious voice, we're adjured to save the "sacred words in danger," and "sing them shout them / teach them." In a final, convincing conceit she tells us to wear the words like "amulets against amnesia."
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." And, due to our sins, thus it was.
(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.