Definition of adjure:
contract, weight-lift, invite, stir, fight, bring up, conspire, evoke, compact, beseech, tender, cabal, campaign, charge, weightlift, machinate, push, complot, enjoin, exhort, invoke, conjure, call forth, press out, put forward, counsel, weigh, squeeze, urge on, conjure up, admonish, call, tell, iron out, wish, raise, urge, direct, bid, compress, call down, arouse, crusade, instruct, iron, order, offer, press, boss, constrict, entreat, agitate.
affirm (part of speech: verb)
- set down
The Plataean envoys went to Athens, and consulted with the Athenians, and returned with the following message to those in the city: " The Athenians say, Plataeans, that they never hitherto, since we became their allies, on any occasion abandoned us to an enemy, nor will they now neglect us, but will help us according to their ability; and they adjure you by the oaths which your fathers swore, to keep the alliance unaltered."- "The History of the Peloponnesian War", Thucydides.
- "Salute to Adventurers", John Buchan.
Mark Vandean, who leaned back and had wrenched himself round to sharply adjure something behind him in the bottom of the boat, was burned of a good warm Russian leather brown, while his companion, Bob Howlett, who held the rudder- lines, displayed in addition to ruddy brown cheeks a nose in a most disreputable state of rag.- "The Black Bar", George Manville Fenn.