Strongly encourage or urge (someone) to do something.
The French roots for the word exhort mean “thoroughly encourage,” so to exhort is to fill up with encouragement.
“He exhorts me not to take the problems of the world so seriously, and to have more faith.”
“Another passage was the one where Miss Brodie exhorts her girls to be sure to recognise their prime and to live it to the full.”
Manage to obtain (something, or information) by using persuasion or guile: Steal (something) in a violent robbery or raid.
With its origin coming from the French blaguer ‘tell lies’ this word is also used as a noun: An act of using persuasion or guile to obtain something: A violent robbery or raid.