administer an oath, affirm, appeal to, ask, attest, beseech, bid, bind, call, charge, command, conjure, declare, enjoin, entreat, enunciate, exhort, express, formulate, implore, imprecate, petition, plead, pray, prescribe, press, pressure, promise, pronounce, request, require, set down, solicit, state, swear, swear by, swear in, take a pledge, take oath on, urge, witness to
attest, bear (adduce), call (appeal to), command, direct (order), exhort, importune, motivate, order, petition, pray, press (beseech), pressure, promise (vow), request, swear, urge
Burton's Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006
v.1 To earnestly and solemnly bind, charge, or command. Frequently, persons who are adjured are placed under oath or a threat of penalty. For example, juries are adjured to consider only the evidence presented at trial as they attempt to reach a verdict in an action.2 To earnestly and solemnly entreat or request.
Webster's New World Law Dictionary. Susan Ellis Wild. 2000.