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synonyms for hortative

  • academic
  • advisory
  • donnish
  • edifying
  • enlightening
  • exhortative
  • expository
  • homiletic
  • instructive
  • moral
  • moralizing
  • pedagogic
  • pedantic
  • preachy
  • preceptive
  • schoolmasterist
  • sermonic
  • sermonizing
  • teacherish
  • teacherly
  • teachy
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How to use hortative in a sentence

The Parson, under high excitement, rained his hortative oratory upon me.
THE ATLANTIC MONTHLY, VOLUME 15, NO. 87, JANUARY, 1865VARIOUS
Hortative, hort′a-tiv, adj. inciting: encouraging: giving advice—also Hort′atory.
CHAMBERS'S TWENTIETH CENTURY DICTIONARY (PART 2 OF 4: E-M)VARIOUS
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WORDS RELATED TO HORTATIVE

  • academic
  • advisory
  • donnish
  • edifying
  • enlightening
  • exhortative
  • expository
  • homiletic
  • hortative
  • instructive
  • moral
  • moralizing
  • pedagogic
  • pedantic
  • preachy
  • preceptive
  • schoolmasterist
  • sermonic
  • sermonizing
  • teacherish
  • teacherly
  • teachy
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.