(Ex`hi*bi"tion*er) n. (Eng. Univ.) One who has a pension or allowance granted for support.

A youth who had as an exhibitioner from Christ's Hospital.
G. Eliot.

(Ex*hib"it*ive) a. Serving for exhibition; representative; exhibitory. Norris.

Ex*hib"it*ive*ly, adv.

(Ex*hib"it*or) n. [Cf. L. exhibitor a giver.] One who exhibits.

(Ex*hib"it*o*ry) a. [L. exhibitorius relating to giving up: cf. F. exhibitoire exhibiting.] Exhibiting; publicly showing. J. Warton.

(Ex*hil"a*rant) a. [L. exhilarans. -antis, p. pr. See Exhilarate.] Exciting joy, mirth, or pleasure.n. That which exhilarates.

(Ex*hil"a*rate) v. t. [imp. & p. p. Exhilarated ; p. pr. & vb. n. Exilarating.] [L. exhilaratus, p. p. of exhilarare to gladden; ex out + hilarare to make merry, hilaris merry, cheerful. See Hilarious.] To make merry or jolly; to enliven; to animate; to gladden greatly; to cheer; as, good news exhilarates the mind; wine exhilarates a man.

(Ex*hil"a*rate), v. i. To become joyous. [R.] Bacon.

(Ex*hil"a*ra`ting) a. That exhilarates; cheering; gladdening.Ex*hil"a*ra`ting*ly, adv.

(Ex*hil`a*ra"tion) n. [L., exhilaratio.]

1. The act of enlivening the spirits; the act of making glad or cheerful; a gladdening.

2. The state of being enlivened or cheerful.

Exhilaration hath some affinity with joy, though it be a much lighter motion.

Syn. — Animation; joyousness; gladness; cheerfulness; gayety; hilarity; merriment; jollity.

(Ex*hort") v. t. [imp. & p. p. Exhorted; p. pr. & vb. n. Exhorting.] [L. exhortari; ex out + hortari to incite, encourage; cf. F. exhorter. See Hortative.] To incite by words or advice; to animate or urge by arguments, as to a good deed or laudable conduct; to address exhortation to; to urge strongly; hence, to advise, warn, or caution.

Examples gross as earth exhort me.

Let me exhort you to take care of yourself.
J. D. Forbes.

(Ex*hort"), v. i. To deliver exhortation; to use words or arguments to incite to good deeds.

With many other words did he testify and exhort.
Acts ii. 40.

(Ex*hort"), n. Exhortation. [Obs.] Pope.

(Ex`hor*ta"tion) n. [L. exhortatio: cf. F. exhortation.]

1. The act of practice of exhorting; the act of inciting to laudable deeds; incitement to that which is good or commendable.

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