dehort


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dehort

(dɪˈhɔːt)
vb (tr)
formal to dissuade (someone) from a course of action
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DEHORT A Gape open B Dissuade C Remove horn or horns who am I?
Thomas Randolph's "On the Inestimable Content He Enjoys in the Muses: To Those of His Friends that Dehort Him from Poetry" illuminates how securely a male poet can represent his speaker's proper place, even when revealing his lack of wealth and status.
Thomas Randolph, "On the Inestimable Content He Enjoys in the Muses: To Those of His Friends that Dehort Him from Poetry," in Fowler, 138-44; subsequent references will be cited parenthetically by line.