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Definition of Exhort

  EXHORT   verb, transitive
In religious affairs, to put the conscience of another upon the spit and roast it to a nut-brown discomfort.

Devil's Dictionarydefinition from:
The Devil's Dictionary
by Ambrose Bierce, 1911

Regular definition:
???z?:t v.tr. (often foll. by to + infin.) urge or advise strongly or earnestly. °°exhortative adj. exhortatory adj. exhorter n. [ME f. OF exhorter or L exhortari (as EX-(1), hortari exhort)]

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