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exhort
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The Scarlet Letter

4 uses
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Definition to urge strongly
  • It behoves you; therefore, to exhort her to repentance and to confession, as a proof and consequence thereof.
    Chapter 3 -- The Recognition (65% in)
  • With his own ghostly voice he had exhorted me, on the sacred consideration of my filial duty and reverence towards him—who might reasonably regard himself as my official ancestor—to bring his mouldy and moth-eaten lucubrations before the public.
    Introductory (73% in)
  • Exhort her to confess the truth!
    Chapter 3 -- The Recognition (75% in)
  • Clergymen paused in the streets, to address words of exhortation, that brought a crowd, with its mingled grin and frown, around the poor, sinful woman.
    Chapter 5 -- Hester at her Needle (73% in)

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