ADJURE in a Sentence

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 Meanings and Examples of ADJURE
Definition Example Sentence Classic Sentence
adjure
 v.  appeal to or entreat earnestly; command or enjoin solemnly, as under oath
Classic Sentence:
1  Have no fear, Monsieur Pontmercy, I adjure you.
Les Misérables (V5) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 9: CHAPTER V—A NIGHT BEHIND WHICH THERE IS DAY
2  Let us adjure him, in the name of the God before whom he must perhaps appear, to speak the truth.
The Three Musketeers By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In 6 HIS MAJESTY KING LOUIS XIII
3  Comrade," said he, "I adjure you, as a Christian and a soldier, to tell me where we are going.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 8. The Chateau D'If.
4  OH, LILY, DO GO SLOWLY, her friend adjured her.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 1: Chapter 4
5  Thus adjured, Lily turned her eyes on the spectacle which was affording Mr. Dorset such legitimate mirth.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 1: Chapter 5
6  Thus adjured, Topsy confessed to the ribbon and gloves, with woful protestations of penitence.
Uncle Tom's Cabin By Harriet Beecher Stowe
Get Context   In CHAPTER XX
7  I called to Herbert and Startop to keep before the tide, that she might see us lying by for her, and I adjured Provis to sit quite still, wrapped in his cloak.
Great Expectations By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In Chapter LIV
8  Kissing her again, he turned round, drew the coverlet over his head, and lay as still as if that time had come by which she had adjured him.
Hard Times By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In BOOK 2: CHAPTER VII
Example Sentence:
1  The criminal tried to adjure to the court for mercy.
2  I adjure you to tell the truth before this court.