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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR EXHORT

The company cheer, and Chaerephon and Callicles exhort them to proceed.

And, to the utmost of my power, I exhort all other men to do the same.

He then said, "continue to believe as you have done; I encourage and exhort you to do it."

Earnestly did she exhort him to repent with Peter, and to be more constant in his profession.

Hee told him hee was sent for to exhort him to die patiently and like a Christian.

Does he exhort his followers to 'Eat and drink, for to-morrow we die'?

Write to me, Monkton—exhort me, admonish me, or forsake me for ever.

Thus did these two exhort them, and endeavor to pacify the rage they were in.

Do you exhort me then to make a choice among the court beauties?

I exhort you not to lose breath, nor to faint in your journey.

WORD ORIGIN

c.1400, from Old French exhorer (13c.) and directly from Latin exhortari "to exhort, encourage, stimulate" (see exhortation). Related: Exhorted; exhorting.

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