adjuration

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adjuration ‎(plural adjurations)

  1. A grave warning
    • Charles Dickens, Little Dorrit
      The visitor, observing that she held the door on the inside, and that, when the uncle tried to open it, there was a sharp adjuration of 'Don't, stupid!' and an appearance of loose stocking and flannel, concluded that the young lady was in an undress.
  2. A solemn oath.

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adjuration f ‎(plural adjurations)

  1. adjuration
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