adjure

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English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Latin adiūrō (beg earnestly), from ad- (near, at; towards, to)' + iūrō (swear by oath).

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adjure (third-person singular simple present adjures, present participle adjuring, simple past and past participle adjured)

  1. (transitive, often law) To issue a formal command.
  2. (transitive) To earnestly appeal to or advise; to charge solemnly.
    Party members are adjured to promote awareness of this problem.

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adjure

  1. first-person singular present indicative of adjurer
  2. third-person singular present indicative of adjurer
  3. first-person singular present subjunctive of adjurer
  4. third-person singular present subjunctive of adjurer
  5. second-person singular imperative of adjurer