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Definition of "hortative" []

  • Hortatory. (adjective)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "hortative" in a sentence
  • "The hortative title of "Publish Your Photography Book" Princeton Architectural Press, 224 pages, $29.95 is not really necessary; as authors Darius D."
  • "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."