Exhort – Try hard to persuade someone to do something
My ex was the sort (exhort) who would do everything in his power to persuade me to do things I didn't want to do.
Examples of exhort in a sentence
I exhort you to follow the speed limit or risk being arrested.
Since you're my best friend, I exhort you to stop smoking so you will have a long life.
At the school assembly, the head teacher will exhort the students to plan for their futures and stay out of trouble.