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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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adj. - Giving strong encouragement.

Usage examples (21)
  • Parson, under high excitement, rained his hortative oratory upon me.
  • How did the mere hortative manage to exist alongside the deprecative?
  • January 25th, 2007 at 5: 55 am awesome idea! so easy, so powerfull, so hortative.
  • This with similar usages throughout the KJV seems to be merely hortative, bleached of any chiding tone. for more
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