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Sample sentences for the GRE study word adjuration

adjuration can be used as a noun

1.He made no reply to this adjuration only plodding doggedly down the wooden steps, and halting, before an apartment which, from that halt and the superior quality of its furniture, I conjectured to be the best one. - from Wuthering Heights by Emily Bronte
2.I had begun my adjuration with solemnity and an awe which almost assured me that the shades of my murdered friends heard and approved my devotion, but the furies possessed me as I concluded, and rage choked my utterance. - from Frankenstein by Mary Wollstonecraft (Godwin) Shelley
3.Holy cross of Bromeholm A common adjuration at that time the cross or rood of the priory of Bromholm, in Norfolk, was said to contain part of the real cross and therefore held in high esteem. - from The Canterbury Tales by Geoffrey Chaucer
4.O Sibyl excellent, enough of adjuration But hither bring us thy potation, And quickly fill the beaker to the brim This drink will bring my friend no injuries He is a man of manifold degrees, And many draughts are known to him. - from Faust by Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe

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