Definitions

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  • adj. Capable of being moved or persuaded.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Capable of being moved by entreaty; pitiful; tender.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Susceptible of being moved or persuaded by entreaty.

Etymologies

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Examples

  • Steve: Setting aside the debatable question of whether the Black Law Students Association is really the same thing as the hypothetical White Law Students Association, one way in which the parade of horribles becomes more exorable is that typically, organizations like the BLSA are nominally open to everyone, if for some reason a non-black student wishes to join.

    The Volokh Conspiracy » Enough with the Ridiculous Hyperbole!

  • Setting aside the debatable question of whether the Black Law Students Association is really the same thing as the hypothetical White Law Students Association, one way in which the parade of horribles becomes more exorable is that typically, organizations like the BLSA are nominally open to everyone, if for some reason a non-black student wishes to join.

    The Volokh Conspiracy » Enough with the Ridiculous Hyperbole!

  • Scholars have documented the inexorable effect...... the vexingly exorable effect...

    Obama's insipid emails are annoying Leon Wieseltier.

  • While the US has been a stellar importer of consumer goods, China has had an exorable appetite for capital and intermediate goods and raw material, including oil and metals.

    Nancy C. Langwiser: Foreign Investors Evaluate The Candidates; Find No Good Answers

  • But by 1995, its ratings -- always low during quiet news periods -- began an in-exorable slide.

    CNN'S TALK THERAPY

  • What concerns me -- and obviously this is on Roe -- is that despite 38 tests, despite 33 years, despite the support of a majority of America, you also said yesterday that precedent is not "an exorable command."

    Archive 2006-01-01

  • We also laughed at Diane Feinstein saying: "You also said that precedent is not an exorable command..."

    Archive 2006-01-01

  • It's not an exorable command, but it is a general presumption that courts are going to follow prior precedents.

    CNN Transcript Jan 10, 2006

  • Irresistible, in-exorable, it frequently led him away from comfort and ease into danger and difficulty.

    Mid Flinx

  • Readiness to forgive is a virtue by which God shows himself to be exorable to his creature, and which fixes a measure to the limits of anger, lest it should endure for ever, agreeably to the demerit of the sins committed.

    The Works of James Arminius, Vol. 2

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  • JM is an expert at exorable matters.

    May 9, 2011

  • Capable of being moved by entreaty.

    March 6, 2008