enjoin

All Verb Noun
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  • I must now return to that which has been enjoined me. Cited from Life of St. Teresa of Jesus, by Teresa of Avila
  • Is he not held responsible by society for the performance of duties enjoined upon him by law? Cited from Twentieth Century Negro Literature, by Various
  • To the speed which I then enjoined even add something if you possibly can. Cited from The Letters of Cicero, Volume 1, by Marcus Tullius Cicero
  • Members are usually enjoined to have the interest of the town at heart.
  • Having enjoined upon him by no means to go back, she returned hastily. Cited from The World's Best Literature, Ancient And Modern, Vol. 2, by Warner
  • Once more Arthur enjoined quiet, then went out, and left them alone together. Cited from Elsie's Kith and Kin, by Martha Finley (aka Martha Farquharson)
  • One warning would I give you and enjoin it with all my power. Cited from Young Folks Treasury, Volume 2 (of 12), by Various
  • She laid her hand upon my arm, enjoining me to silence. Cited from The Insidious Dr. Fu Manchu, by Sax Rohmer
  • He entered behind her, scarcely understanding what had been enjoined on him. Cited from A Love Episode, by Emile Zola
  • I am sure that every one here experiences the freedom you enjoin. Cited from Zenobia, by William Ware
  • All are enjoined to help me, and of course I must do the same to them. Cited from Last Journals of David Livingstone, II (of 2), by David Livingstone
  • In all things, and toward all, we are enjoined to do as we would be done by. Cited from John Marr and Other Poems, by Herman Melville
  • So Joseph sent his brothers away, enjoining them not to fall out on the way.
  • "You know that this letter enjoins us all to die, rather than give up the town?" Cited from Michael Strogoff, by Jules Verne
  • You enjoin a continued silence in regard to your return from the South. Cited from The Good Time Coming, by T.S. Arthur
  • I enjoined attention to these laws as a portion of the religious duties of the people. Cited from Another World, by Benjamin Lumley (AKA Hermes)
  • Does the sick mother put up her hand to enjoin silence? Cited from Finger Posts on the Way of Life, by T.S.Arthur
  • Children were enjoined to respect both of their parents, even as they became adults.
  • Let every good officer and man look to those cautions and enjoin them upon all others. Cited from Medallic History of the United States of America 1776-1876, J. F. Loubat
  • Now, there is no command more express, no duty more frequently enjoined, than charity. Cited from Joseph Andrews, Vol. 2, by Henry Fielding
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Meaning of enjoin

  • verb Issue an injunction