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 Meanings and Examples of EXHORT
Definition Example Sentence Classic Sentence
 v.  urge on or encourage, especially by shouts
Classic Sentence: (33 in 3 pages)
1  Fly to a brother's aid whoever he may be, exhort him who goeth astray, raise him that falleth, never bear malice or enmity toward thy brother.
War and Peace(V2) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 5: CHAPTER IV
2  So I set eagerly to work on the walls of my chosen town, and call it Pergamea, and exhort my people, joyful at the name, to cherish their homes and rear the castle buildings.
The Aeneid By Virgil
Get Context   In BOOK THIRD
3  We had a very pious and humane Iman, who preached an excellent sermon, exhorting them not to kill us all at once.
Candide By Voltaire
Get Context   In XII
4  He remained there for a fortnight, preaching, administering the sacrament, teaching, exhorting.
Les Misérables (V1) By Victor Hugo
5  In a few moments it became clear that Madame Haupt was engaged in descending the ladder, scolding and exhorting again, while the ladder creaked in protest.
The Jungle By Upton Sinclair
Get Context   In Chapter 19
6  He paced the apartment to and fro, now vainly exhorting the terrified maiden to compose herself, now hesitating concerning his own line of conduct.
Ivanhoe By Walter Scott
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXIII
7  Arina Vlasyevna was crying quietly; she was utterly crushed, and could not have controlled herself at all if her husband had not spent two whole hours early in the morning exhorting her.
Fathers and Children By Ivan Sergeevich Turgenev
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXI
8  He sent envoys to the Achaeans, who were friends of the Romans, exhorting them to remain neutral; and on the other hand the Romans urged them to take up arms.
The Prince By Nicolo Machiavelli
9  Hereupon Startop took him in hand, though with a much better grace than I had shown, and exhorted him to be a little more agreeable.
Great Expectations By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In Chapter XXVI
10  We exhorted him to be resolute in this, and left my aunt to observe him.
David Copperfield By Charles Dickens
11  They exhorted her to be of cheerful mind, and to fear nothing for her future welfare.
The Last of the Mohicans By James Fenimore Cooper
Get Context   In CHAPTER 33
12  He exhorted me to content myself, and be obedient.
The Narrative of the Life By Frederick Douglass
Get Context   In CHAPTER XI
13  I went round, therefore, and exhorted them man by man not to lose heart.
The Odyssey By Homer
Get Context   In BOOK XII
14  Thus exhorted, Cedric sallied forth upon his expedition; and it was not long ere he had occasion to try the force of that spell which his Jester had recommended as omnipotent.
Ivanhoe By Walter Scott
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXVI
15  On every side arose shrieks, groans, exhortations and curses.
The Last of the Mohicans By James Fenimore Cooper
Get Context   In CHAPTER 17
Example Sentence:
1  He was using the phrase to exhort his compatriots to prepare for war, to engage in the struggle for freedom.
2  The chairman exhorted the party workers to action.
3  Kennedy exhorted his listeners to turn away from violence.
4  The general exhorted his men to fight well.
5  The party leader exhorted his members to start preparing for government.
6  Our teacher gives us exhortation to study hard.