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  • 1 adjuration — n. Entreaty (as if to one bound by oath), solemn charge, act of adjuring, adjuring, solemn appeal, oath …

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  • 2 Adjuration — Ad ju*ra tion, n. [L. adjuratio, fr. adjurare: cf. F. adjuration. See {Adjure}.] 1. The act of adjuring; a solemn charging on oath, or under the penalty of a curse; an earnest appeal. [1913 Webster] What an accusation could not effect, an… …

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  • 3 Adjuration — • An urgent demand made upon another to do something, or to desist from doing something, which is rendered more solemn by coupling with it the name of God Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin Knight. 2006. Adjuration     Adjuration …

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  • 4 Madison, James — born March 16, 1751, Port Conway, Va. died June 28, 1836, Montpelier, Va., U.S. Fourth president of the U.S. (1809–17). After graduating from the College of New Jersey (now Princeton University), he served in the Virginia state legislature… …

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