- susceptible of being persuaded or moved by entreaty.
Origin of exorable
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Examples from the Web for exorable
Yet that exorable Russian is less an elevated realist than an evangelic socialist.L-bas
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It would be useless to appeal to the generosity of the Baron; no human sentiments governed his exorable purposes.
If a placable and exorable Providence, make thyself worthy of the divine help and assistance.Meditations
- able to be persuaded or moved by pleading
C16: from Latin exōrābilis, from exōrāre to persuade, from ōrāre to beseech
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Word Origin and History for exorable
1570s, "susceptible of being moved by entreaty" (a word much rarer than its opposite), from Latin exorabilis, from exorare "to persuade" (see inexorable).
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