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adjuration

[ aj-uh-rey-shuhn ]
/ ˌædʒ əˈreɪ ʃən /
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noun
an earnest request; entreaty.
a solemn or desperate urging or counseling: an adjuration for all citizens of the beleaguered city to take shelter.
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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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