Parenetic Par`e*net"ic, Parenetical Par`e*net"ic*al, a. [Gr. parainetiko`s: cf. F. par['e]n['e]tique.] Hortatory; encouraging; persuasive. [R.] --F. Potter. [1913 Webster]

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