Word of the day: abjure vs. adjure

ABJURE vs. ADJURE In “The Careful Writer,” Theodore Bernstein discusses the difference between similar sounding words. But I don’t even recognize some of the words he writes about! When I came across “abjure, adjure,” I read the entry and then discovered the definitions. Abjure means to renounce. Adjure means to command. A fun mnemonic deviceContinue reading “Word of the day: abjure vs. adjure”