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 Meanings and Examples of ENJOIN
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enjoin
 v.  direct or impose with urgent appeal; order with emphasis
Classic Sentence:
1  He stood beside the bed, with his finger on his lips, as though there were some one in the chamber whom he must enjoin to silence.
Les Misérables (V1) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 8: CHAPTER I—IN WHAT MIRROR M. MADELEINE CONTEMPLATES HIS HA...
2  She stretched out her arm to enjoin silence about her, held her breath, and began to listen with rapture.
Les Misérables (V1) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 8: CHAPTER II—FANTINE HAPPY
3  This would enjoin us from consigning something sublime to History.
Les Misérables (V2) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 1: CHAPTER XV—CAMBRONNE
4  Almost instantly a female head was put out at the window, with two fingers placed upon her mouth, either to enjoin silence or to send him a kiss.
The Three Musketeers By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In 39 A VISION
5  Let me use my authority as a leech," answered Rebecca, "and enjoin you to keep silence, and avoid agitating reflections, whilst I apprize you of what you desire to know.
Ivanhoe By Walter Scott
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXVIII
6  The laws of England," interrupted Beaumanoir, "permit and enjoin each judge to execute justice within his own jurisdiction.
Ivanhoe By Walter Scott
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXXVI
7  "One thing, thou that wast my wife, I would enjoin upon thee," continued the scholar.
The Scarlet Letter By Nathaniel Hawthorne
Get Context   In IV. THE INTERVIEW
8  Every man can understand it, but to conceive it and enjoin it was possible only for God.
War and Peace(V4) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 11: CHAPTER XXXII
9  Scarlett winked slyly at Frank and, for all his distress at the bad news he had just heard, he smiled, knowing she was enjoining silence and making him one in a pleasant conspiracy.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXXV
10  Antiochus refusing these terms, fought and was defeated, and again sent envoys to Scipio, enjoining them to accept whatever conditions the victor might be pleased to impose.
Discourses on the First Decade of Titus Livius By Niccolo Machiavelli
Get Context   In BOOK 3: CHAPTER XXXI.
11  I feared the vengeance of the disappointed fiend, yet I was unable to overcome my repugnance to the task which was enjoined me.
Frankenstein By Mary Shelley
Get Context   In Chapter 18
12  "Don't mention it," he enjoined me eagerly.
The Great Gatsby By F. Scott Fitzgerald
Get Context   In Chapter 3
13  Then turning to the accused, he enjoined him to listen to what he was about to say, and added: "You are in a position where reflection is necessary."
Les Misérables (V1) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 7: CHAPTER X—THE SYSTEM OF DENIALS
14  When the nuns were present at services where their rule enjoined silence, the public was warned of their presence only by the folding seats of the stalls noisily rising and falling.
Les Misérables (V2) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 6: CHAPTER VI—THE LITTLE CONVENT
15  Nay, he it was who besought and enjoined me to seek thy grace and draw nigh thy courts.
The Aeneid By Virgil
Get Context   In BOOK SIXTH
Example Sentence:
1  His cultures enjoin Patel from eating the flesh of a cow, which is sacred in India.
2  He enjoined obedience on the soldiers.