|Flashcards: Latin Derivatives|
to urge strongly, to admonish earnestly
Carrol O'Connor, who played Archie Bunker in the TV sitcom "All in the Family," took upon himself the twofold task of educating the American people about the importance of the first three years of life and of exhorting congressmen and the President to funnel commensurate amounts of public money into early-childhood education.
Related English words: exhortation, exhortative (intended to exhort; exhorting), exhortatory (exhortative), exhorter.
Latin root words: hortor, hortari, hortatus sum - to encourage, incite; exhortor, exhortari, exhortatus sum - to encourage, exhort; exhortatio, exhortationis, f. - encouragement; exhortativus, exhortativa, exhortativum - of exhortation