• WordNet 3.6
    • n enjoining (law) a judicial remedy issued in order to prohibit a party from doing or continuing to do a certain activity "injunction were formerly obtained by writ but now by a judicial order"
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In literature:

Now, there is no command more express, no duty more frequently enjoined, than charity.
"Joseph Andrews, Vol. 2" by Henry Fielding
He submitted to all that was enjoined him.
"Night and Morning, Complete" by Edward Bulwer-Lytton
Calderon drew down the blind and hastily enjoined silence on Beatriz.
"Calderon The Courtier A Tale" by Edward Bulwer-Lytton
It is expressly enjoined upon them to "love their wives," and not to be "bitter against them.
"Female Scripture Biographies, Vol. II" by Francis Augustus Cox
I write, because you enjoin me to do so.
"Clarissa, Volume 3 (of 9)" by Samuel Richardson
At present, however, he contented himself with sending a copy of it to Atticus, enjoining secrecy.
"The Great Events by Famous Historians, Vol. 2" by Various
Do you enjoin upon me the impracticable talk, to forget all that my heart holds dear?
"Damon and Delia" by William Godwin
No ancient teacher enjoined the duties based on an immutable morality with more force than Confucius, Buddha, and Epictetus.
"Beacon Lights of History, Volume I" by John Lord
He enjoined charity, justice, and forbearance.
"Beacon Lights of History, Volume V" by John Lord
Christianity nowhere enjoins the eradication of passions and appetites, but the control of them.
"Beacon Lights of History, Volume VII" by John Lord

In poetry:

Do not the scene rehearse!
The perfect eyes enjoin
A contemptuous verse;
We speak the crabbed line.
"To The Romantic Traditionists" by Allen Tate
That self-denial we may show,
Which men of old enjoin'd,
And every vain desire forego,
To benefit mankind.
"Prayer For Divine Blessing" by John Pierpont
Though God above thou canst not see,
Yet in his Word he talks with thee,
And shews thee, thence, his sacred will,
Which he enjoins thee to fulfil.
"Advice To A Youth" by Rees Prichard
For not a single corn will rush to birth
Of all that I've intrusted to the earth,
If thou dost not enjoin the blade to spring,
And the young shoot to full perfection bring.
"The Farmer's Prayer" by Rees Prichard
From hence it may to all be clearly known,
How strictly we shou'd keep the sabbath day!
Since God enjoin'd the Jewish host to stone
The man, who broke it first, without delay.
"Stanza's Concerning Some Persons And Things, That Are Mentioned In The Holy Scriptures" by Rees Prichard
Hear thou th' Apostles, and the Prophets hear,
Hear what in scripture's ev'ry-where enjoin'd,
"Of this detestable offence beware,
"Lest thou to hell's abyss shou'dst be consign'd."
"Advice And Warning To The Adulterer" by Rees Prichard

In news:

FINRA Arbitrators Enjoin Brokerage Raid And Enforce Non-Compete.
ANA Applauds Court Decision Enjoining FDA's Graphic Warnings Rule for Tobacco Products.
Civil Rights – Due Process — Federal Enjoinment of State Actions.
Federal Enjoinment of State Actions.
In August of 2005, the commission entered a final judgment against Vassallo, enjoining him from committing further securities fraud.
What attitude of mind does a perception of the inward holiness or religious sanctity of marriage enjoin upon those who suffer from any of the offenses included in the violation of the outward bond?—a vindictive attitude or a forgiving one.
Where defendants have been enjoined from renting housing to four or more college students, the injunctive order was valid under the lodging house statute.
For one thing, Islam enjoined against figuration.
Today we have Reuters reporting that a Detroit prosecutor has filed a motion to enjoin Jones from holding a big—well, big by Jones' standards might be 10 people—rally outside a Michigan mosque on Friday.
Age of the Hobbits, which a federal judge enjoined Monday from release in the US under that title, has a new name.
The judge found no reason to enjoin the canvassing based on plaintiffs' arguments that the ballot language was illegal...
Age of the Hobbits, which a federal judge enjoined Monday from release in the US under that title, has a new name.
Justice Paul Baisley, Jr "annulled" the closing and "enjoined" the university from taking any further action to close the campus.
Defendants' facilitation of patient-to-patient marijuana sales is enjoined as a public nuisance.
In her first interview since giving birth, Bristol Palin told CNN Fox that enjoining young people to be abstinent is "not realistic at all".