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Definition of the noun adjuration

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noun - plural: adjurations

  1. a solemn and earnest appeal to someone to do something

Alternative definition of the noun adjuration


  1. a grave warning

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Google previewExquisite Desire

Religion, the Erotic, and the Song of Songs by Carey Walsh

An adjuration is a command or enjoining solemnly, as under an oath. The refrain is weightier than advice. It functions as a directive delivered from the front of desire, and it is not optional. We and the women of Jerusalem are not meant to take it ...

Google previewKongo Political Culture (2000)

The Conceptual Challenge of the Particular by Wyatt MacGaffey

2' The adjuration is a string of phrases and references, both 92 KONGO ...

Google previewترجمة معاني القران الكريم الي اللغة الانجليزية /نسخة معدلة عن ترجمة العلامة عبد اللة يوسف علي (1998)

An adjuration is a solemn appeal to a person or persons to do some act or to believe some important statement by the evidence of something great or sublime or remarkable or out of the ordinary. 3. On these subjects as thus defined, let us ...

Google previewA Reply to Dr. Sharp's Review and Defence of His Dissertations on the Scripture Meaning of Aleim and Berith. By Julius Bate, A.M. (1755)

by Julius Bate

a carri age fign\fas a coach becaufe a coach is a carriage ; or an Oath fjgnifies an Adjuration, becaufe an Adjuration is an Oath. It is true that the Scripture properly calls that nStf which was an Oath adminifter'd, but it is not therefore ...

Google previewA Reply to Dr. Sharp's Review and Defence of His Dissertations on the Scripture Meaning of Aleim and Berith (1755)

by Julius Bate

a carriage signifies a coach because a coach is a carriage; or an Oath fignifies an Adjuration, because an Adjuration is an Oath .

Google preview»Höre die Wahrheit, wer sie auch spricht« (2014)

Stationen des Werks von Moses Maimonides vom islamischen Spanien bis ins moderne Berlin by Lukas Muehlethaler

First, the adjuration is the reason why this slender volume came to be. When the Jewish Museum Berlin was transforming the former flower market hall ( Blumengroßmarkthalle) of Berlin into a building to house the museum's new Academy, the ...

Google previewThe Theology of Christian Perfection (2012)

by Antonio Royo Marin

Adjuration is an act of religion which consists in the invocation of the name of God or of some sacred thing to oblige another to perform or to cease performing some action.” When performed with due respect and under the necessary conditions ...

Google previewZondervan Illustrated Bible Dictionary (2011)

by J. D. Douglas, Merrill C. Tenney

adjuration. See CURSE . Adlai. ad ́li (Heb. adlayH6354, perhaps “Yahweh is just” ). Father of.

Google previewZondervan Bible Dictionary (2009)

by J. D. Douglas, C. Merrill


Google previewThe Catholic Encyclopedia (1913)

An International Work of Reference on the Constitution, Doctrine, Discipline, and History of the Catholic Church by Charles George Herbermann, Edward Aloysius Pace, Condé Bénoist Pallen, Thomas Joseph Shahan, John Joseph Wynne

Adjuration (Lat. adjurare, to swear; to affirm by oath), an urgent demand made upon another to do something, or to desist from doing something, which demand is rendered more solemn and more irresistible by coupling with it the name of God ...

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