Despite his exhortations, some rancor was still evident.
It had nothing but the exhortations of the tyrant himself.
Demands and exhortations mean nothing to those at whom they are aimed.
Brief, incidental exhortations to register to vote are exempt from the new definitions.
Clearly such exhortations are not specific enough to result in operational stress-testing procedures.
Word Origin and History for exhortations
late 14c., from Old French exhortacion and directly from Latin exhortationem (nominative exhortatio) "an exhortation, encouragement," noun of action from past participle stem of exhortari, from ex- "thoroughly" (see ex-) + hortari "encourage, urge" (see hortatory).