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Overview of verb admonish

The verb admonish has 3 senses? (first 1 from tagged texts)
1. (1) warn, discourage, admonish, monish

(admonish or counsel in terms of someone's behavior; "I warned him not to go too far"; "I warn you against false assumptions"; "She warned him to be quiet")

2. caution, admonish, monish

(warn strongly; put on guard)

3. admonish, reprove

(take to task; "He admonished the child for his bad behavior")

Overview of adj admonishing

The adj admonishing has 1 senses? (no senses from tagged texts)
1. admonitory, admonishing, reproachful, reproving

(expressing reproof or reproach especially as a corrective) © 2001-2013, Demand Media, all rights reserved. The database is based on Word Net a lexical database for the English language. see disclaimer
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