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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. [1913 Webster] Joshua adjured them at that time, saying, Cursed be the man before the Lord, that riseth up and buildeth this city Jericho. --Josh. vi. 26. [1913 Webster] The high priest . . . said . . . I adjure thee by the living God, that thou tell us whether thou be the Christ. --Matt. xxvi. 63. [1913 Webster] The commissioners adjured them not to let pass so favorable an opportunity of securing their liberties. --Marshall. [1913 Webster]