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  • v. Third-person singular simple present indicative form of exhort.

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Examples

  • "Arise ye prisoners of starvation" exhorts "The Internationale," the left's ancient anthem.

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  • Even the famous poem on the Statue of Liberty, addressed to the world's "huddled masses", exhorts: "Send these, the homeless, tempest-tost to me!"

    The Guardian World News

  • “Open your church notebook and write this down,” Reid exhorts his congregation, as he begins the “Millionaire Moment, Billionaire Blessing,” the first of four calls for tithes and offerings woven into the service.

    American Grace

  • ” In Canada, the Department of Canadian Heritage exhorts Canadians to learn about Canada’s history, culture, and land: “Heritage is our collective treasure, given to us and ours to bequeath to our children.

    Excerpt: Dangerous Games by Margaret MacMillan

  • Henricks exhorts consumers to work out payment plans, neglecting to mention that consumers should first make sure the person calling actually has the right to collect the debt.

    Debunking The Debt Collectors' Spin Doctors - The Consumerist

  • "Acrobats and clowns," he exhorts early in the proceedings, "wake up, dance and fly."

    A Family Wired For Thrills

  • After all, every coach motivates his or her team before a game, every general exhorts his or her troops before the big battle.

    Steven Weber: Team Dispirit

  • In a scene from the football movie "Any Given Sunday" that the Yankees play on the stadium video screen before an important inning, Al Pacino exhorts his football team to rise to the moment.

    Win One for the Gipper? Nah

  • He often exhorts Christians to extend hospitality to the unconverted, and sometimes he goes further.

    One World, Under God

  • Warren exhorts the mayor to add this to his to-do list

    Julie Woestehoff: Education "Reformers" Next Target? "One-Size-Fits-All" Democracy

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