exhort

[ig-zawrt]
verb (used with object)
1.
to urge, advise, or caution earnestly; admonish urgently.
verb (used without object)
2.
to give urgent advice, recommendations, or warnings.

Origin:
1375–1425; late Middle English ex(h)orte < Latin exhortārī to encourage greatly, equivalent to ex- ex-1 + hortārī to urge

exhorter, noun
exhortingly, adverb
unexhorted, adjective


1, 2. encourage, spur, press, goad.
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exhort (ɪɡˈzɔːt)
 
vb
to urge or persuade (someone) earnestly; advise strongly
 
[C14: from Latin exhortārī, from hortārī to urge]
 
exhortative
 
adj
 
ex'hortatory
 
adj
 
ex'horter
 
n

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exhort
c.1400, from L. exhortari (see exhortation). Related: Exhorted; exhorting.
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Example sentences
Conductors try to get people past this by exhorting them to listen to the group
  and not to themselves.
Over the radio all of us were exhorting him to get moving down the ridge.
Labor unions were exhorting their members to show up.
It was also encouraging to see participants exhorting one another across
  country lines to strengthen certain laws and capacities.
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