Ad`ju*ra"tion (#), n. [L. adjuratio, fr. adjurare: cf. F. adjuration. See Adjure.]


The act of adjuring; a solemn charging on oath, or under the penalty of a curse; an earnest appeal.

What an accusation could not effect, an adjuration shall. Bp. Hall.


The form of oath or appeal.

Persons who . . . made use of prayer and adjurations. Addison.


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