Definition of adjuro
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Orthography ID = 2001005
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LNS
adjūrō, adjūrāre, adjūrāvī, adjūrātus
ad, juro
verb (1st conjugation)
  1. to swear to, to confirm by an oath
  2. To swear
  3. To swear to something in addition
  4. to conjure or adjure, to beg or entreat earnestly
  5. to adjure
Abbreviations
ad-jūro, āvi, ātum, 1, v. a., to swear to, to confirm by an oath.

—With acc., or acc. and inf., or ut. Lit.: eam suam esse filiam sancte adjurabat mihi, Plaut. Cist. 2, 3, 27; Ter. Hec. 2, 2, 26: adjurasque id te me invito non esse facturum, Cic. Phil. 2, 9; id. Q. Fr. 2, 8; 3, 5; id. 9, 19; Liv. 7, 5; Suet. Aug. 31; id. Ner. 24; id. Tit. 9; Ov. H. 20, 159; Stat. Th. 7, 129; Just. 24, 2.

—Absol.: adjurat, Cic. Att. 2, 20.

— Transf. To swear by any person or thing: per omnes deos adjuro, ut, etc., Plaut. Bacch. 4, 6, 8: per omnes tibi adjuro deos numquam eam me deserturum, Ter. And. 4, 2, 11; Cic. Phil. 2, 4.

—In the poetry of the Aug. per. after the manner of the Greek, with the acc. of that by which one swears (cf. ὄμνυμι τοὺς θεούς, in L. and S.): adjuro Stygii caput implacabile fontis, Verg. A. 12, 816: adjuro teque tuomque caput, Cat. 66, 40.

— To swear to something in addition: censores edixerunt, ut praeter commune jus jurandum haec adjurarent, etc., Liv. 43, 14.

— In later Lat., to conjure or adjure, to beg or entreat earnestly: adjuratum esse in senatu Tacitum, ut optimum aliquem principem faceret, Vop. Flor. 1.

— In the Church Fathers, to adjure (in exorcising): daemones Dei nomine adjurati de corporibus excedunt, Lact. 2, 15.
 
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