Definitions for exhortɪgˈzɔrt
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cheer, root on, inspire, urge, barrack, urge on, exhort, pep up(verb)
spur on or encourage especially by cheers and shouts
"The crowd cheered the demonstrating strikers"
urge, urge on, press, exhort(verb)
force or impel in an indicated direction
"I urged him to finish his studies"
To urge; to advise earnestly.
Origin: From exhortor, from ex- + hortor
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
to deliver exhortation; to use words or arguments to incite to good deeds
Origin: [L. exhortari; ex out + hortari to incite, encourage; cf. F. exhorter. See Hortative.]
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I exhort you also to take part in the great combat, which is the combat of life, and greater than every other earthly combat.
The most excellent and divine counsel, the best and most profitable advertisement of all others, but the least practised, is to study and learn how to know ourselves. This is the foundation of wisdom and the highway to whatever is good. . . . God, Nature, the wise, the world, preach man, exhort him both by word and deed to the study of himself.
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