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exhortation


  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Exhortation  \Ex`hor*ta"tion\,  n.  [L.  exhortatio:  cf  F. 
  exhortation.] 
  1.  The  act  of  practice  of  exhorting;  the  act  of  inciting  to 
  laudable  deeds;  incitement  to  that  which  is  good  or 
  commendable. 
 
  2.  Language  intended  to  incite  and  encourage;  advice; 
  counsel;  admonition. 
 
  I'll  end  my  exhortation  after  dinner.  --Shak. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  exhortation 
  n  1:  a  communication  intended  to  urge  or  persuade  the  recipients 
  to  take  some  action 
  2:  the  act  of  exhorting;  an  earnest  attempt  at  persuasion  [syn: 
  {incitement}] 




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