Exhort is defined as to urge someone to take as specific action by using strong advice or a warning.(verb)
An example of exhort is to encourage a person to take great caution when climbing a mountain.
See exhort in Webster's New World College Dictionary
transitive verb, intransitive verb
Origin: ME exhorten < L exhortari, to exhort < ex-, out + hortari, to urge: see hortatory
See exhort in American Heritage Dictionary 4
verb ex·hort·ed, ex·hort·ing, ex·horts verb, transitive
Origin: Middle English exhorten
Origin: , from Latin exhortārī
Origin: : ex-, intensive pref.; see ex-
Origin: + hortārī, to encourage; see gher-2 in Indo-European roots.
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