An example of exhort is to encourage a person to take great caution when climbing a mountain.
Origin of exhortMiddle English exhorten from Classical Latin exhortari, to exhort from ex-, out + hortari, to urge: see hortatory
verbex·hort·ed, ex·hort·ing, ex·horts
Origin of exhortMiddle English exhorten from Latin exhortārī ex- intensive pref. ; see ex- . hortārī to encourage ; see gher-2 in Indo-European roots.
(third-person singular simple present exhorts, present participle exhorting, simple past and past participle exhorted)