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Related to adjuratory: adroit


An earnest, solemn appeal.

ad·jur′a·to′ry (ə-jo͝or′ə-tôr′ē) adj.
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Adj.1.adjuratory - earnestly or solemnly entreatingadjuratory - earnestly or solemnly entreating; "in adjuratory terms"
2.adjuratory - containing a solemn charge or command
imperative - requiring attention or action; "as nuclear weapons proliferate, preventing war becomes imperative"; "requests that grew more and more imperative"
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adjuratory in nature but sometimes quasi-legislative.").