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exhortation (s) (noun), exhortations (pl)
A strong effort to influence other people with words or advice: "The politician was presenting exhortations to her fellow law makers to support the new tax proposal."
"The mother's exhortation to her son to quit making so much noise didn't have much influence on his behavior."
This entry is located in the following units: -ation, -ization (-iz[e] + -ation); -isation (British spelling variation) (page 39) hort- (page 1)