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exhort

verb

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to try to persuade (someone) through earnest appeals to follow a course of action
  • the speaker exhorted the graduating students to go forth and try to make a difference in the world

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“Exhort.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/exhort. Accessed 6 Oct. 2022.

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