adjuration

[ aj-uh-rey-shuh n ]
/ ˌædʒ əˈreɪ ʃən /

noun

an earnest request; entreaty.
a solemn or desperate urging or counseling: an adjuration for all citizens of the beleaguered city to take shelter.

Origin of adjuration

1605–15; < Latin adjūrātiōn- (stem of adjūrātiō), equivalent to adjūrāt(us), past participle of adjūrāre to adjure + -ion- -ion
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