adjurer


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ad·jure

 (ə-jo͝or′)
tr.v. ad·jured, ad·jur·ing, ad·jures
1. To command or enjoin solemnly, as under oath: "adjuring her in the name of God to declare the truth" (Increase Mather).
2. To appeal to or entreat earnestly.

[Middle English adjuren, from Latin adiūrāre, to swear to : ad-, ad- + iūrāre, to swear; see yewes- in Indo-European roots.]

ad·jur′er, ad·ju′ror n.
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