Definition of Adjuratory

1. Adjective. Earnestly or solemnly entreating. "In adjuratory terms"

Similar to: Beseeching, Imploring, Pleading
Derivative terms: Adjure



2. Adjective. Containing a solemn charge or command.
Similar to: Imperative
Derivative terms: Adjure

Definition of Adjuratory

1. a. Containing an adjuration.

Definition of Adjuratory

1. Adjective. Of or pertaining to an adjuration. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Adjuratory

1. [adj]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Adjuratory

adjugating
adjument
adjuments
adjunct
adjunction
adjunctions
adjunctive
adjunctively
adjunctiveness
adjunctives
adjunctivity
adjunctly
adjuncts
adjuration
adjurations
adjuratory (current term)
adjure
adjured
adjurer
adjurers
adjures
adjuring
adjuror
adjurors
adjust
adjustabilities
adjustability
adjustable
adjustable articulator
adjustable spanner

Literary usage of Adjuratory

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1. The Annual Register, Or, A View of the History and Politics of the Year (1851)
"The words in question appeared to him to be a part of the oath which Members were bound to take, though they might partake of an adjuratory character. ..."

2. The Annual Register edited by Edmund Burke (1852)
"... the words in question were of the have declared that the Jew, not substance of the oath or of an excluded by common law principle adjuratory character, ..."

3. Pagan Races of the Malay Peninsula by Walter William Skeat, Charles Otto Blagden (1906)
"Done ; done with ; have (Mai. sudah ; habis) : ja' (used as an auxiliary verb ; eg О 75 ; but also used in an adjuratory sense, eg oi ja', "come here, ..."

4. The Annual Register, Or, A View of the History and Politics of the Year (1852)
"Whether the words in question were of the substance of the oath or of an adjuratory character, he could find no authority for omitting them. ..."

5. The Spaniards & Their Country by Richard Ford (1852)
"... according to Pliny, onions and garlic were worshipped as adjuratory divinities. The Spaniards have also added most of the gloomy northern Gothic oaths, ..."

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