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adjure (v.)

late 14c., adjuren, "to bind by oath; to question under oath;" c. 1400 as "to charge with an oath or under penalty of a curse," from Latin adiurare "confirm by oath, add an oath, to swear to in addition; call to witness," in Late Latin "to put (someone) to an oath," from ad "to" (see ad-) + iurare "swear," from ius (genitive iuris) "law" (see jurist). Related: Adjured; adjuring.

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Definitions of adjure from WordNet

adjure (v.)
ask for or request earnestly;
Synonyms: bid / beseech / entreat / press / conjure
adjure (v.)
command solemnly;
From wordnet.princeton.edu