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expressing reproof or reproach especially as a corrective

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Tashfrn did gain a taste for luxury in a letter written to him by Abu Bakr al-Turtushi, who admonishingly tells the amir that he heard that he was dressing in fineries and indulging his appetites (Ya'la, Tres textos arabes, 324.
Kakon raised her eyebrows admonishingly at Sonny, who had settled himself at the rusted metal frame dining table in one corner of the living room.
Giving a not-so-subtle hint to the IRS that it should consider this course of action, the court admonishingly noted, "We can at least hope that the IRS knows better than to try to squeeze water out of a stone.
Cynthia's husband was a mediocre poet and writer, and in a frank letter to her, Lawrence admonishingly describes Beb's work with a put-down that extends beyond mere criticism, calling it "not the great inhalation of desire" (Letters III 38).
But, the Declaration admonishingly continues, "the second condition of development is the use of intelligence.