Daily Archives: March 21, 2008

Dehortatio

Dehortatio (de-hor-ta’-ti-o): Dissuasion.

You have a future. It is quite clear: debt, dissolution, disaster. Stop abusing your credit card. Stop abusing your body. Slow down. Pull over. Seek help. Call home.

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Definition courtesy of “Silva Rhetoricae” (rhetoric.byu.edu).