Ex*hort" (?), v. t. [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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Ex*hort", v. i.

To deliver exhortation; to use words or arguments to incite to good deeds.

With many other words did he testify and exhort. Acts ii. 40.

 

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Ex*hort", n.

Exhortation.

[Obs.]

Pope.

 

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