exhortation

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noun ex·hor·ta·tion \ˌek-ˌsȯr-ˈtā-shən, -sər-; ˌeg-ˌzȯr-, -zər-\

Definition of exhortation

  1. 1 :  an act or instance of exhorting

  2. 2 :  language intended to incite and encourage

14th Century

First Known Use of exhortation

14th century



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