Dehorting
Dehort De*hort", v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Dehorted}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Dehorting}.] [L. dehortari; de- + hortari to urge, exhort.] To urge to abstain or refrain; to dissuade. [Obs.] [1913 Webster]

The apostles vehemently dehort us from unbelief. --Bp. Ward. [1913 Webster]

``Exhort'' remains, but dehort, a word whose place neither ``dissuade'' nor any other exactly supplies, has escaped us. --Trench. [1913 Webster]


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  • Dehort — De*hort , v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Dehorted}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Dehorting}.] [L. dehortari; de + hortari to urge, exhort.] To urge to abstain or refrain; to dissuade. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] The apostles vehemently dehort us from unbelief. Bp. Ward.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Dehorted — Dehort De*hort , v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Dehorted}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Dehorting}.] [L. dehortari; de + hortari to urge, exhort.] To urge to abstain or refrain; to dissuade. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] The apostles vehemently dehort us from unbelief. Bp.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • chronicle play — a drama based on historical material, usually consisting of a series of short episodes or scenes arranged chronologically. Also called chronicle history. [1900 05] * * * or history play Play with a theme from history that often holds up the past… …   Universalium

  • de|hor|ta|tion — «DEE hr TAY shuhn», noun. the act of dehorting; earnest dissuasion …   Useful english dictionary

  • de|hor|ta|tive — «dih HR tuh tihv», adjective, noun. –adj. 1. having the quality or purpose of dehorting. 2. = dehortatory (Cf. ↑dehortatory) –n. a dehortative address or argument …   Useful english dictionary

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