admonishing

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  • adj

Synonyms for admonishing

Synonyms for admonishing

expressing reproof or reproach especially as a corrective

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But, the Declaration admonishingly continues, "the second condition of development is the use of intelligence.
My father, who's an artist, said admonishingly, "He's a pretty weird guy.
The role of the Colonial Office and the governors during the late 1830s and early 1840s in both postulating and supporting this representation is examined, and contrasted with the later administrations and the decline in support for such a view, until by the end of the century, Hasluck contends admonishingly, the `good principle' of conferring the `blessing of the heritage of British law' had been reduced to a `folly'.
Auden has said somewhat admonishingly, poetic imagination often finds itself acting like a "midwife to society.
Frequently he talks to himself, admonishingly, as if he were performing lessons in concentration and centering.