Exhort - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |ɪɡˈzɔːrt|  American pronunciation of the word exhort
Brit.  |ɪɡˈzɔːt|  British pronunciation of the word exhort

verb

- spur on or encourage especially by cheers and shouts (syn: barrack, cheer, inspire, urge)
- force or impel in an indicated direction (syn: press, urge)

Examples

He exhorted his people to take back their land.

She exhorted her listeners to support the proposition.

I have long ago done what you so often exhort me to do.

He again exhorted a reform.

Police exhorted the crowd to remain calm.

Word forms

verb
I/you/we/they: exhort
he/she/it: exhorts
present participle: exhorting
past tense: exhorted
past participle: exhorted
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