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Verb: exhort  ig'zort
  1. Spur on or encourage especially by cheers and shouts
    "The crowd exhorted the demonstrating strikers";
    - cheer, root on [N. Amer, informal], inspire, urge, barrack [Austral, NZ], urge on
  2. Force or impel in an indicated direction
    "I exhorted him to finish his studies";
    - urge, urge on, press

Derived forms: exhorts, exhorting, exhorted

Type of: advise, counsel, encourage, rede [archaic]