Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of verb adjure

2 senses of adjure

Sense 1
bid, beseech, entreat, adjure, press, conjure -- (ask for or request earnestly; "The prophet bid all people to become good persons")
       => plead -- (appeal or request earnestly; "I pleaded with him to stop")

Sense 2
adjure -- (command solemnly)
       => charge, saddle, burden -- (impose a task upon, assign a responsibility to; "He charged her with cleaning up all the files over the weekend")

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