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an earnest request; entreaty. a solemn or desperate urging or counseling: an adjuration for all citizens of the beleaguered city to take shelter. Historical Examples Again the little speech about the new owners of Longueval, and again the adjuration to remember them in their prayers. L’Abbe Constantin, Complete Ludovic Halevy For instance, in the adjuration […]
to charge, bind, or command earnestly and solemnly, often under oath or the threat of a penalty. to entreat or request earnestly or solemnly. Contemporary Examples With courage or common sense, or both, governors and state legislatures can adjure measures like the Arizona bill. How ‘Religious Freedom’ Is Hurting Everyone’s Freedom Robert Shrum March 4, […]
to change (something) so that it fits, corresponds, or conforms; adapt; accommodate: to adjust expenses to income. to put in good working order; regulate; bring to a proper state or position: to adjust an instrument. to settle or bring to a satisfactory state, so that parties are agreed in the result: to adjust our differences. […]
the act of ; adaptation to a particular condition, position, or purpose. the state of being ; orderly relation of parts or elements. a device, as a knob or lever, for : the adjustments on a television set. the act of bringing something into conformity with external requirements: the adjustment of one’s view of reality. […]
the quality of being adjustable: a reclining chair with infinite adjustability. the ability, especially of a child, to to new surroundings; adaptability: to observe the child’s adjustability to her foster home. Historical Examples Its powers of adjustability seemed to fail before the strange and bewildering scene. All Around the Moon Jules Verne We have as […]