Adjuration - definition, transcription

Amer.  |ˌædʒʊəˈreɪʃən|
Brit.  |ˌædʒʊəˈreɪʃən|

noun

- a solemn and earnest appeal to someone to do something

Examples

...though he was loath to take over the family business, he couldn't refuse his ailing father's adjuration...

...an adjuration to check the facts carefully before publishing the exposé on corruption in the statehouse...

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