Ex·hort v. t. [imp. & p. p. Exhorted; p. pr. & vb. n. Exhorting.] To incite by words or advice; to animate or urge by arguments, as to a good deed or laudable conduct; to address exhortation to; to urge strongly; hence, to advise, warn, or caution.
Examples gross as earth exhort me. --Shak.
Let me exhort you to take care of yourself. --J. D. Forbes.