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Word of the Day 09/11/20 Hortatory

Hortatory (adjective)
hortatory [ hawr-tuh-tawr-ee, -tohr-ee ]


adjective
1. urging to some course of conduct or action; exhorting; encouraging: a hortatory speech.

OTHER WORDS FROM HORTATORY
hor·ta·to·ri·ly, adverb

Origin: 1580–90; < Late Latin hortātōrius encouraging, equivalent to hortā(rī) (see hortative) + -tōrius-tory

EXAMPLE SENTENCES FROM THE WEB FOR HORTATORY
The latter then loses its peculiar flavor of the didactic and pedantic; its ultra-moralistic and hortatory tone.
RECONSTRUCTION IN PHILOSOPHY|JOHN DEWEY

I believe, sir, that in the hortatory scene Lady Macbeth really vanquishes—as the scene ostensibly shows—his irresolution.
BLACKWOOD'S EDINBURGH MAGAZINE, VOL. 66, NO 409, NOVEMBER 1849|VARIOUS

Extracts from his hortatory letters which he published proved to Russians that his day was over.
A SURVEY OF RUSSIAN LITERATURE, WITH SELECTIONS|ISABEL FLORENCE HAPGOOD

Akin to these hortatory epigrams, in their tone of settled melancholy, are some of the satiric and convivial.
STUDIES OF THE GREEK POETS (VOL II OF 2)|JOHN ADDINGTON SYMONDS

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