exhort (one) to (do something)

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exhort (one) to (do something)

To plead with one to do something. I exhorted the kids to behave at the wedding, but I'm still fearing possible tantrums.
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References in classic literature ?
I exhorted her to seek consolation in doing her duty to God and man, to put her trust in Heaven, and solace herself with the care and nurture of her little daughter; assuring her she would be amply rewarded by witnessing its progress in strength and wisdom, and receiving its genuine affection.
Her aerobics instructor exhorted her to "feel the burn," but she also felt the snap, crackle, and pop of overstressed cartilage during one workout.