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  • noun Plural form of adjuration.

Etymologies

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Examples

  • Some of them are lists of rules about how community members are to behave; others are apparently apocalyptic visions of the future; still others are prayers and wise adjurations.

    In the Valley of the Shadow

  • He was not a good driver — and a worse back-seat driver: his adjurations to “keep the revs up” have passed into the family language.

    A Different Stripe:

  • Some of them are lists of rules about how community members are to behave; others are apparently apocalyptic visions of the future; still others are prayers and wise adjurations.

    In the Valley of the Shadow

  • Some of them are lists of rules about how community members are to behave; others are apparently apocalyptic visions of the future; still others are prayers and wise adjurations.

    In the Valley of the Shadow

  • He was not a good driver — and a worse back-seat driver: his adjurations to “keep the revs up” have passed into the family language.

    Translation

  • Some of them are lists of rules about how community members are to behave; others are apparently apocalyptic visions of the future; still others are prayers and wise adjurations.

    In the Valley of the Shadow

  • He was not a good driver — and a worse back-seat driver: his adjurations to “keep the revs up” have passed into the family language.

    On Douglas Parmée

  • Then Affan taught Bulukiya adjurations and conjurations galore and said to him, ‘Repeat these conjurations and cease not repeating until I take the ring.’

    The Book of The Thousand Nights And A Night

  • Accordingly, after a vast amount of moaning and crying upstairs, and much damping of foreheads, and vinegaring of temples, and hartshorning of noses, and so forth; and after most pathetic adjurations from

    Barnaby Rudge

  • Our pontifical writers retain many of these adjurations and forms of exorcisms still in the church; besides those in baptism used, they exorcise meats, and such as are possessed, as they hold, in Christ's name.

    Anatomy of Melancholy

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