exhortation

[ US /ˌɛɡˌzɔɹˈteɪʃən/ ]
[ UK /ɛɡzɔːtˈe‍ɪʃən/ ]
NOUN
  1. a communication intended to urge or persuade the recipients to take some action
  2. the act of exhorting; an earnest attempt at persuasion
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How To Use exhortation In A Sentence

  • The record was, I think, called Peace, a heart-warming exhortation for world leaders to avoid war – although many of them, unbelievably, have completely ignored the doughty cloggers' message in the intervening years. Which footballers have produced their own food and drink?
  • I have found among my old papers a kind of congratulation and exhortation which I made to myself on dying at an age when I had the courage to meet death with serenity, without having experienced any great evils, either of body or mind. The Confessions of J J Rousseau
  • We have become a nation of children, happy to surrender our judgments and our wills to political exhortations and commercial blandishments that would insult actual adults.
  • To get this project moving, central government needs to heed his exhortations. Times, Sunday Times
  • 3 For our exhortation was not of deceit, nor of uncleanness, nor in guile: 4 Commentary on the Whole Bible Volume VI (Acts to Revelation)
  • To get this project moving, central government needs to heed his exhortations. Times, Sunday Times
  • The conclusion is a pressing exhortation to Catholics to be discerning, and a pledge to undertake a critical dialogue with those affected by New Age influences.
  • Will his rebellion be accompanied by patriotic exhortations - the kind which we associate with the freedom struggle that followed?
  • Within a fortnight of the President's exhortation to agricultural scientists, farmers dumped cartloads of tomato on the streets.
  • But these exhortations have changed little at the grass-roots level.
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