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English verb: adjure

1. adjure (communication) ask for or request earnestly


SamplesThe prophet bid all people to become good persons.


Synonymsbeseech, bid, conjure, entreat, press


Pattern of useSomebody ----s somebody.
Somebody ----s somebody to INFINITIVE


Broader (hypernym)plead

2. adjure (communication) command solemnly


Pattern of useSomebody ----s somebody to INFINITIVE


Broader (hypernym)burden, charge, saddle









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