Definition of exhortation
1 : an act or instance of exhorting
2 : language intended to incite and encourage
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Syrah sales in the U.S. are stubbornly moribund despite the passionate exhortations of countless winemakers, sommeliers, writers, retailers and hard-core fans.
Strous uses this anecdote as a cautionary tale, a reminder of our continuing ignorance of the natural world, and an exhortation to not rely too heavily on technological advances.
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