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Word: hortatory

Definition: encouraging; exhortive; marked by exhortation; CF. exhort

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::: centripetal - tending toward the center
::: blowhard - talkative boaster; braggart
::: avocation - secondary or minor occupation
::: garnish - decorate; add a garnish to; decorate (food or drink) with small items such as lemon slices; N.
::: reprimand - reprove severely; rebuke; N.
::: igneous - produced by fire; of fire; volcanic; (of rocks) formed from lava; Ex. igneous meteorite
::: ordain - decree or command; grant holy orders; predestine; install as a minister, priest, or rabbi; N. ordainment; CF. ordination
::: foolhardy - rash; reckless; foolishly daring
::: countermand - cancel; revoke (an order)
::: prosody - art of versification; study of the metrical structure of verse