- adjunct professor,
- adjustable spanner
Origin of adjuration
Examples from the Web for adjuration
The table then walked into the passage, and I repeated the adjuration, receiving the same answer.
Suddenly she recollected her adjuration to the girls to gain their mothers' consent before going on with their plan.Marjorie Dean|Pauline Lester
All the fervency of this adjuration failed to convince the deputies of their duty, as conceived by the orator.Charles the Bold|Ruth Putnam
And then an adjuration to her whom He gave to be our Mother.Lourdes|Robert Hugh Benson
Then the driver changed the relationship, with an access of tenderness in voice and in adjuration.
late 14c., "exorcism," from Late Latin adjurationem (nominative adjuratio) "a swearing to," noun of action from past participle stem of adjurare (see adjure). Originally a term in exorcism (with conjuration). General sense is from 17c.