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exhilarant | exhilarate | exhilarated | exhilarating | exhilaration | Exhort | exhortation | exhortative | exhortatory | exhorter | exhumated


Verb (usu participle)


Exhortv. t. [L. exhortari; ex out + hortari to incite, encourage; cf. F. exhorter. See Hortative.].
     To incite by words or advice; to animate or urge by arguments, as to a good deed or laudable conduct; to address exhortation to; to urge strongly; hence, to advise, warn, or caution.  [1913 Webster]
    "Examples gross as earth exhort me."  [1913 Webster]
    "Let me exhort you to take care of yourself."  [1913 Webster]
Exhortv. i. 
     To deliver exhortation; to use words or arguments to incite to good deeds.  [1913 Webster]
    "With many other words did he testify and exhort."  [1913 Webster]
     Exhortation.  Pope.  [1913 Webster]


Exhort, v.tr. (often foll. by to + infin.) urge or advise strongly or earnestly.

exhortative adj. exhortatory adj. exhorter n.
ME f. OF exhorter or L exhortari (as EX-(1), hortari exhort)



v.t. In religious affairs, to put the conscience of another upon the spit and roast it to a nut-brown discomfort.



admonish, advocate, blandish, cajole, call on, call upon, caution, charge, coax, egg on, encourage, enjoin, expostulate, goad, high-pressure, importune, incite, induce, insist, insist upon, issue a caveat, jawbone, lobby, move, nag, persuade, plead, plead with, preach, press, pressure, prick, prod, prompt, propel, push, recommend, remonstrate, sic, soft-soap, spur, stimulate, sweet-talk, urge, warn, wheedle, work on




VB induce, move, draw, draw on, bring in its train, give an impulse, to, inspire, put up to, prompt, call up, attract, beckon, stimulate, spirit up, inspirit, rouse, arouse, animate, incite, foment, provoke, instigate, set on, actuate, act upon, work upon, operate upon, encourage, pat on the back, pat on the shoulder, clap on the back, clap on the shoulder, influence, weigh with, bias, sway, incline, dispose, predispose, turn the scale, inoculate, lead by the nose, have influence with, have influence over, have influence upon, exercise influence with, exercise influence over, exercise influence upon, go round, come round one, turn the head, magnetize, lobby, persuade, prevail with, prevail upon, overcome, carry, bring round to one's senses, bring to one's senses, draw over, win over, gain over, come over, talk over, procure, enlist, engage, invite, court, tempt, seduce, overpersuade, entice, allure, captivate, fascinate, bewitch, carry away, charm, conciliate, wheedle, coax, lure, inveigle, tantalize, cajole, tamper with, bribe, suborn, grease the palm, bait with a silver hook, gild the pill, make things pleasant, put a sop into the pan, throw a sop to, bait the hook, enforce, force, impel, propel, whip, lash, goad, spur, prick, urge, egg on, hound, hurry on, drag, exhort, advise, call upon, press, advocate, set an example, set the fashion, keep in countenance, be persuaded, yield to temptation, come round, concede, obey a call, follow advice, follow the bent, follow the dictates of, act on principle.


VB advise, counsel, give advice, give counsel, give a piece of advice, suggest, prompt, submonish, recommend, prescribe, advocate, exhort, enjoin, enforce, charge, instruct, call, call upon, dictate, expostulate, admonish, advise with, lay heads together, consult together, compare notes, hold a council, deliberate, be closeted with, confer, consult, refer to, call in, take advice, follow advice, be advised by, have at one's elbow, take one's cue from.

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