adjuration adjuration


  • (n) a solemn and earnest appeal to someone to do something


  1. Says Gogarty, the adjuration worked.
  2. Most smokers do not deliberately seek to offend abstainers, and can generally be persuaded to douse the weed with a mild adjuration.


  • Mike Hall: Remembering the quotable Dr. Karl

    The adjuration to be "normal" seems shockingly repellent to me . . For surely anyone who achieves anything is, essentially, abnormal. That's a quote from "The Human Mind," written in 1930 by Dr. Karl Menninger.
    on June 19, 2013     Source: The Topeka Capital-Journal

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