An address or communication emphatically urging someone to do something: exhortations to consumers to switch off electrical appliances [mass noun]: no amount of exhortation had any effect
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- It ends with an exhortation for better communication from all to help establish interdisciplinary collaboration for the ultimate benefit of patients.
- Paradoxically, there is a preacherly tone to his exhortations that, now more than ever, celebrate and justify secularism and non-belief.
- That story is more interesting than the civic exhortations the daily papers reported, right?
enjoinder, call, charge, injunction;
admonition, warning, sermon, lecture, harangue
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