Exhort

Definition of Exhort

Ex`hort´
v. t.1.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.
[imp. & p. p. Exhorted; p. pr. & vb. n. Exhorting.]
Examples gross as earth exhort me.
- Shak.
Let me exhort you to take care of yourself.
- J. D. Forbes.
v. i.1.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.
n.1.Exhortation.

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