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 for Adjuring
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Adjure \Ad*jure"\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Adjured; p. pr. & vb.
     n. Adjuring]. [L. adjurare, adjurdium, to swear to; later,
     to adjure: cf. F. adjurer. See Jury.]
     To charge, bind, or command, solemnly, as if under oath, or
     under the penalty of a curse; to appeal to in the most solemn
     or impressive manner; to entreat earnestly.
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           Joshua adjured them at that time, saying, Cursed be the
           man before the Lord, that riseth up and buildeth this
           city Jericho.                            --Josh. vi.
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           The high priest . . . said . . . I adjure thee by the
           living God, that thou tell us whether thou be the
           Christ.                                  --Matt. xxvi.
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           The commissioners adjured them not to let pass so
           favorable an opportunity of securing their liberties.
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