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|Examples (a calling to witness)|
I've found out that money is the most important thing in the world and, as God is my witness, I don't ever intend to be without it again
deesis (plural deeses)
- (rhetoric) A calling to witness.
- (rhetoric) The vehement expression of desire put in terms of "for someone's sake" or "for God's sake."
- (calling to witness): adjuration