Synonyms for adjuration

Grammar : Noun
Spell : aj-uh-rey-shuh n
Phonetic Transcription : ˌædʒ əˈreɪ ʃən

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Définition of adjuration

Origin :
  • 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.
  • As in oath : noun promise
  • As in supplication : noun entreaty
  • As in imploration : noun appeal
  • As in traversal : noun denial
  • As in command : noun directive, instruction
  • As in denial : noun dismissal, refusal of belief in
  • As in appeal : noun request for help
Example sentences :
  • He looked so serious that his friend repeated his adjuration.
  • Extract from : « Shavings » by Joseph C. Lincoln
  • The preacher, nearing his peroration, rose to a last frenzy of adjuration.
  • Extract from : « Tales of Mean Streets » by Arthur Morrison
  • For instance, in the adjuration of Achilles by the staff or sceptre.
  • Extract from : « Studies on Homer and the Homeric Age, Vol. 1 of 3 » by W. E. Gladstone
  • But Grace was so frightened, and so pledge-bound, that no adjuration stopped her.
  • Extract from : « Cripps, the Carrier » by R. D. (Richard Doddridge) Blackmore
  • This time it was not merely an adjuration, it was a command.
  • Extract from : « The Eddy » by Clarence L. Cullen
  • I asked the spirit some questions, and then pronounced the adjuration.
  • Extract from : « The Other World; or, Glimpses of the Supernatural (Vol. II of II) » by Various
  • I would have been prepared for it in any kind of adjuration, but I was not prepared for what I heard.
  • Extract from : « Great Ghost Stories » by Various
  • But Longsword did not wait for her to finish her adjuration.
  • Extract from : « God Wills It! » by William Stearns Davis
  • But this time, too, her adjuration failed to awaken an echo.
  • Extract from : « The Song of Songs » by Hermann Sudermann
  • But only the rippling voice of the burn answered my adjuration.
  • Extract from : « Bye-Ways » by Robert Smythe Hichens

Antonyms for adjuration

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