1. earnestly or solemnly entreating

in adjuratory terms

Similar to: ↑beseeching, ↑pleading, ↑imploring
Derivationally related forms: ↑adjure
2. containing a solemn charge or command
Similar to: ↑imperative
Derivationally related forms: ↑adjure

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  • Adjuratory — Ad*ju ra*to*ry, a. [L. adjuratorius.] Containing an adjuration. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adjuratory — adjective see adjuration …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • adjuratory — See adjuration. * * * …   Universalium

  • adjuratory — adjective Of or pertaining to an adjuration …   Wiktionary

  • adjuratory — ad·jur·a·to·ry …   English syllables

  • adjure — adjuratory /euh joor euh tawr ee, tohr ee/, adj. adjurer, adjuror, n. /euh joor /, v.t., adjured, adjuring. 1. to charge, bind, or command earnestly and solemnly, often under oath or the threat of a penalty. 2. to entreat or request earnestly or… …   Universalium

  • adjuration — noun Date: 1611 1. a solemn oath 2. an earnest urging or advising • adjuratory adjective …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • adjure — verb a) To issue a formal command, especially in a legal context. Someone adjured the editor to cease posting silly articles. b) To earnestly appeal or advise. Party members are adjured to promote awareness of this problem. See Also: adjuration,… …   Wiktionary

  • appealing — Synonyms and related words: achingly sweet, adjuratory, agreeable, agreeable sounding, alluring, appetizing, ariose, arioso, attracting, attractive, begging, beguiling, beseeching, bewitching, blandishing, cajoling, canorous, cantabile,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • begging — Synonyms and related words: adjuratory, appealing, beggary, beseeching, bumming, cadging, entreating, imploring, mendicancy, mendicant, mendicity, mooching, panhandling, petitionary, pleading, prayerful, precative, precatory, scrounging,… …   Moby Thesaurus

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