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exhorts

verb
present tense third-person singular of exhort

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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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“Exhorts.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/exhorts. Accessed 20 Jan. 2021.

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