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  1. dehortverb

    To dissuade

Samuel Johnson's Dictionary

  1. To DEHORTverb

    To dissuade; to advise to the contrary.

    Etymology: dehortor, Latin.

    One of the greatest sticklers for this fond opinion, severely dehorted all his followers from prostituting mathematical principles unto common apprehension or practice. John Wilkins.

    The author of this epistle, and the rest of the apostles, do every where vehemently and earnestly dehort us from unbelief: did they never read these dehortations? Seth Ward, on Infidelity.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Dehortverb

    to urge to abstain or refrain; to dissuade

  2. Etymology: [L. dehortari; de- + hortari to urge, exhort.]

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Dehort

    de-hort′, v.t. to exhort from, to dissuade.—n. Dehortā′tion, dissuasion.—adjs. Dehor′tative, Dehor′tatory, dissuasive.—n. Dehort′er. [L. dehortāride, neg., and hortāri, to exhort.]

Anagrams for dehort »

  1. red hot

  2. red-hot

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of dehort in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of dehort in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7


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    openly distrustful and unwilling to confide
    • A. tight
    • B. noninvasive
    • C. suspicious
    • D. dangerous

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