exhorting

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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

Exhort \Ex*hort"\, verb (used with an object) [imp. & p. p. {Exhorted}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Exhorting}.] [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.

Examples gross as earth exhort me. --Shak.

Let me exhort you to take care of yourself. --J. D. Forbes.


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