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exhort
used in Incidents in the Life of a Slave Girl

2 uses
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Definition
to urge strongly
  • I have myself known two southern wives who exhorted their husbands to free those slaves towards whom they stood in a "parental relation;" and their request was granted.
    6 — The Jealous Mistress (94% in)
  • I exhorted her to be a good child, to try to please the people where she was going, and that God would raise her up friends.
    27 — New Destination For The Children (59% in)

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