adjuration

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Adjuration

A swearing; taking an oath to be truthful.

To adjure is to command solemnly, warning that penalties may be invoked.

adjuration

noun affirmation, attestation, averment, avouchment, avowal, avowance, declaration, legal pledge, oath, pledge, solemn avowal, swearing, sworn statement, testimony, vouching, vow
See also: affirmance, appeal, asseveration, assurance, attestation, averment, avouchment, call, charge, claim, entreaty, oath, petition, requirement

ADJURATION. The act by which one person solemnly charges another to tell or swear to the truth. Wolff. Inst. Sec. 374.