dehortation

dehortation

(ˌdiːhɔːˈteɪʃən)
n
formal an exhortation against a course of action
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Deliberative rhetoric would have a topic of either expediency or inexpediency, by means of exhortation or dehortation. Forensic rhetoric was where someone sought to defend or condemn someone's action.
Tales told by,"' which a close reader notices belongs to the rhetoric of ara (imprecation) and dehortation, emotionalisms of the signifier.