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.

West's Encyclopedia of American Law, edition 2. Copyright 2008 The Gale Group, Inc. All rights reserved.

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

A Law Dictionary, Adapted to the Constitution and Laws of the United States. By John Bouvier. Published 1856.