V. WORDS RELATING TO THE VOLUNTARY POWERS; INDIVIDUAL VOLITION

III. VOLUNTARY ACTION

2. Complex voluntary action

Advice.

[Nouns] advice, counsel, adhortation; word to the wise; suggestion, submonition, recommendation, advocacy; advisemement.

exhortation (persuasion) [more]; expostulation (dissuasion) [more]; admonition (warning) [more]; guidance (direction) [more].

instruction, charge, injunction, obtestation; Governor's message, President's message; King's message, Queen's speech; message, speech from the throne.

adviser, prompter; counsel, counselor; monitor, mentor, Nestor, magnus Apollo, senator; teacher [more].

guide, manual, chart (information) [more].

physician, leech, archiater.

arbiter (judge) [more].

reference, referment; consultation, conference, pourparler.

[Verbs] advise, counsel; give advice, give counsel, give a piece of advice; suggest, prompt, submonish, recommend, prescribe, advocate; exhort (persuade) [more].

enjoin, enforce, charge, instruct, call; call upon (request) [more]; dictate.

expostulate (dissuade) [more]; admonish (warn) [more].

advise with; lay heads together, consult together; compare notes; hold a council, deliberate, be closeted with.

confer, consult, refer to, call in; take advice, follow advice; be advised by, have at one's elbow, take one's cue from.

[Adjectives] recommendatory; hortative (persuasive) [more]; dehortatory (dissuasive) [more]; admonitory (warning) [more].

[Interjections] go to!

[Phrases] "give every man thine ear but few thy voice" [Hamlet]; "I pray thee cease thy counsel" [Much Ado About Nothing]; "my guide, philosopher, and friend" [Pope]; "'twas good advice and meant, my son be good" [Crabbe]; verbum sat sapienti; vive memor leti; "we, ask advice but we mean approbation" [Colton].

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