- horta, victor, baron,
- hortega cell,
- hortense de beauharnais,
Origin of hortatory
Examples from the Web for hortatory
The latter then loses its peculiar flavor of the didactic and pedantic; its ultra-moralistic and hortatory tone.Reconstruction in Philosophy|John Dewey
I believe, sir, that in the hortatory scene Lady Macbeth really vanquishes—as the scene ostensibly shows—his irresolution.
Extracts from his hortatory letters which he published proved to Russians that his day was over.A Survey of Russian Literature, with Selections|Isabel Florence Hapgood
Akin to these hortatory epigrams, in their tone of settled melancholy, are some of the satiric and convivial.Studies of the Greek Poets (Vol II of 2)|John Addington Symonds
Love Cheats is the hortatory title of a play to be produced by Miss Horniman's company next month.
Word Origin for hortatory
1580s, from Middle French hortatoire and directly from Late Latin hortatorius "encouraging, cheering," from hortatus, past participle of hortari "exhort, encourage, urge, incite, instigate," intensive of horiri "urge, incite, encourage," from PIE root *gher- "to like, want" (cf. Old English giernan "to strive, desire, yearn;" Gothic gairnei "desire;" Greek khresthai "to lack, want; use, make use of," kharis "grace, favor," khairein "to rejoice, delight in;" Sanskrit haryati "finds pleasure, likes," harsate "is aroused;" Avestan zara "effort, aim;" Russian zhariti "awake desire, charm").