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  • 1 Adjuring — Adjure Ad*jure , v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Adjured}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Adjuring}]. [L. adjurare, adjurdium, to swear to; later, to adjure: cf. F. adjurer. See {Jury}.] To charge, bind, or command, solemnly, as if under oath, or under the penalty of a… …

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  • 2 adjuring — ad·jure || É™ dÊ’ÊŠÉ™ v. beg, entreat, appeal; charge or command earnestly and solemnly …

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  • 3 adjuring — adjurˈing adjective • • • Main Entry: ↑adjure …

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

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  • 5 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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  • 6 Adjure — Ad*jure , v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Adjured}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Adjuring}]. [L. adjurare, adjurdium, to swear to; later, to adjure: cf. F. adjurer. See {Jury}.] To charge, bind, or command, solemnly, as if under oath, or under the penalty of a curse;… …

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  • 7 Adjured — Adjure Ad*jure , v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Adjured}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Adjuring}]. [L. adjurare, adjurdium, to swear to; later, to adjure: cf. F. adjurer. See {Jury}.] To charge, bind, or command, solemnly, as if under oath, or under the penalty of a… …

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  • 8 adjure — transitive verb (adjured; adjuring) Etymology: Middle English, from Latin adjurare, from ad + jurare to swear more at jury Date: 14th century 1. to command solemnly under or as if under oath or penalty of a curse 2. to urge or advise earnestly …

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  • 9 Sandalphon — (Hebrew: סנדלפון; Greek: ) is an archangel in Jewish and Christian writings. Origin Some of the earliest sources on Sandalphon refer to him as the prophet Elijah transfigured and elevated to angelic status.Davidson, Gustav (1967), A Dictionary of …

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  • 10 George Hooper — Infobox Bishop honorific prefix = Right Reverend name = George Hooper honorific suffix = bishop of = Bishop of Bath and Wells caption = province = diocese = see = St Asaph see = Bath and Wells enthroned = 1704 ended = 1727 predecessor = Richard… …

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  • 11 adjure — adjuratory /euh joor euh tawr ee, tohr ee/, adj. adjurer, adjuror, n. /euh joor /, v.t., adjured, adjuring. 1. to charge, bind, or command earnestly and solemnly, often under oath or the threat of a penalty. 2. to entreat or request earnestly or… …

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  • 12 Huguenot — Huguenotic, adj. Huguenotism, n. /hyooh geuh not / or, often, /yooh /, n. a member of the Reformed or Calvinistic communion of France in the 16th and 17th centuries; a French Protestant. [1555 65; < F, perh. b. Hugues (name of a political leader… …

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  • 13 Joan of Arc, Saint — French Jeanne d Arc born с 1412, Domrémy, Bar, Fr. died May 30, 1431, Rouen; canonized May 16, 1920; feast day May 30 French military heroine. She was a peasant girl who from an early age believed she heard the voices of Sts. Michael, Catherine,… …

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  • 14 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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  • 15 Peter the Apostle, Saint — orig. Simon died с AD 64, Rome Disciple of Jesus, recognized as the leader of the Twelve Apostles. Jesus called him Cephas (Aramaic for Rock ; rendered in Greek as Petros ) and said Upon this rock I will build my church (Matthew 16:18). When… …

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  • 16 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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  • 17 þurh — adv through, throughout prep A. 1. w.a. local, (1) marking motion into and out at the opposite side through; (1a) where the preposition follows the governed word; (2) marking motion over or in; 2. temporal, marking continuity, through, for,… …

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  • 18 Pearce-Higgins, Canon John D. —    Anglican clergyman and spiritualist known for his “depossession” work. Canon John D. Pearce Higgins was former vice provost of Southwark Cathedral in London, and one of the founders of the Anglican Church’s Fellowship for Psychical and… …

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  • 19 adjure — (v.) late 14c., to bind by oath; to question under oath, from L. adjurare confirm by oath, add an oath, to swear to in addition, in L.L. to put (someone) to an oath, from ad to (see AD (Cf. ad )) + jurare swear, from jus (gen. juris) law (see… …

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  • 20 beg — beg, entreat, beseech, implore, supplicate, adjure, importune mean to ask or request urgently. Beg suggests ear nestness or insistence especially in asking a favor {why, boy, before I left, you were constantly begging to see Town Meredith}… …

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