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Adjudge   /ədʒˈədʒ/   Listen

(past & past part. adjudged; pres. part. adjudging)
Declare to be.  Synonyms: declare, hold.  "Judge held that the defendant was innocent"

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"Adjudge" Quotes from Famous Books

... of Virtue.' No observation of any novelty occurs in this chapter. Virtue is doing our duty; the intentions of the agent are to be looked to; the enlightened discharge of our duty often demands an exercise of the Reason to adjudge between conflicting claims; there is a close relationship, not ...
— Moral Science; A Compendium of Ethics • Alexander Bain

... 17. Any soldier who sells, or through neglect loses or spoils his horse, arms, clothing, or accoutrements, shall be punished as a court martial may adjudge, subject to such humiliations as may be prescribed by the President, by virtue of ...
— McClure's Magazine, Vol. XXXI, No. 3, July 1908. • Various

... thought 'em lazy; Now we adjudge 'em crazy! Why, Horace was a daisy That was very much alive! And the wisest of us know him As his Lydia verses show him,— Go, read that virile poem,— ...
— The Book of Humorous Verse • Various

... this privilege is in the case of a writer who, having been once condemned, writes again, and becomes candidate for a second martyrdom. Simple damnation we hold to be a merit, but to be twice-damned we adjudge infamous. Such a one we utterly reject, and blackball ...
— Atlantic Monthly, Volume 11, Issue 67, May, 1863 • Various

... Socrates threw himself before him to defend him, and beyond any question saved him and his arms from the enemy, and so in all justice might have challenged the prize of valor. But the generals appearing eager to adjudge the honor to Alcibiades, because of his rank, Socrates, who desired to increase his thirst after glory of a noble kind, was the first to give evidence for him, and pressed them to crown, and to decree ...
— The Boys' and Girls' Plutarch - Being Parts of The "Lives" of Plutarch • Plutarch

... entirely innocuous to society, except to one drunken soldier who richly deserved what he got. But with Coleridge, throughout his career, one sees it struggling like a fly glued in treacle, pausing often to cleanse its wings. The fly, you adjudge, walked into the treacle. But Coleridge always thought that it was the treacle ...
— In a Green Shade - A Country Commentary • Maurice Hewlett

... along," said Herder, "with the other prisoners. The magistrates will quickly adjudge the case. I knew that I should some day have my revenge," he whispered into the old man's ear, "and I intend to ...
— The Woodcutter of Gutech • W.H.G. Kingston

... the Eye when it is weighed. I am carried over by it and I know what it bringeth from the city of Kesi,(76) and I will neither declare it unto men nor tell it unto the gods. I have come, being the envoy of Ra, to stablish Maat upon the arm at the shining of Neith in the city of Mentchat and to adjudge the eye to him that shall scrutinize it. I have come as a power through the knowledge of the Souls of Khemennu (Hermopolis) who love to know what ye love. I know Maat, which hath germinated, and hath become strong, and ...
— Egyptian Literature

... desire of every Perfect Master so to live and deal and act, that when it comes to him to die, he may be able to say, and his conscience to adjudge, that no man on earth is poorer, because he is richer; that what he hath he has honestly earned, and no man can go before God, and claim that by the rules of equity administered in His great chancery, this house in which we die, this land we ...
— Morals and Dogma of the Ancient and Accepted Scottish Rite of Freemasonry • Albert Pike

... In addition to the stoppages "sufficient for repairing the loss or damage," which the law requires the court-martial to adjudge. The court's action under this requirement in the case of sale or loss through neglect of clothing shall be limited to a confirmation of the charge made against the offender ...
— A Compilation of the Messages and Papers of the Presidents, Volume IX. • Benjamin Harrison

Words linked to "Adjudge" :   beatify, saint, strike down, certify, cancel, canonise, formalize, acknowledge, pass judgment, admit, formalise, judge, superannuate, bastardise, evaluate, label, pronounce, call, canonize, bastardize

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