from The Century Dictionary.
- noun The act of exhorting, or giving advice and encouragement; exhortation.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.
- noun rare The act of exhorting, inciting, or giving advice; exhortation.
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- noun The act of
exhorting, inciting, or giving advice; exhortation.
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From the Service Clubs to the street corner their voice goes up daily in unceasing hortation.
Now and again, it seemed to be thought that the lovers were insufficiently fervid -- were but dallying with passion; and then there were stentorian grunts of disapproval and hortation.
It is an hortation which, by whomsoever delivered, would tend to dispirit the bravest and most honest of witnesses.
I caught myself nodding to it -- a nod of sympathy, of hortation to endurance.
Here surely is "the atmosphere of praise" of Mr. Pinero's hortation.
The conception of the metempsychosis is strikingly fitted for the purposes of humor, satire, and ethical hortation; and literature abounds with such applications of it.
[(Dean then g) 9 (a) 3 (ve a just account of all he knew of the affair, and ended with a short ex) -11 (hortation for)] TJ
His discourse began with ex - hortation, and concluded with a public confession of his own sins, and so terrided himself in telling the tale of innocence. se - duced, and credulity deceived, that he I5S THE LIBERAL CRITIC; OR, burst into tears before he could proceed.
The firft difcourfe, preached on the doctor's ad million as rainifter of St. Andrew's, is a caution againft a foninefs for novelty, and an ex - hortation tp be fatlsfied with being put in remembrance of things already known, and 'eftablifhed in the prefent truth.'
[(just brushed away) 29 (a tear from off his veteran cheek, which the last ex) -11 (hortation of that)] TJ