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Synonyms for admonitory

Synonyms for admonitory

serving to warn

expressing reproof or reproach especially as a corrective

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Wherefore, and because he looked with no favourable eye upon young girls, but rather considered that they and the whole female sex were a kind of nonsensical mistake on the part of Nature, he took occasion to retire and shake his head in private at the boiler; inspired by which silent oracle, he was moved to give Joe various stealthy nudges with his elbow, as a parental reproof and gentle admonition to mind his own business and not make a fool of himself.
Among his letters was one which he perused with symptoms of unusual gratification, and then threw it across the table to me, with the admonition, -
Mountain delivered of a Mouse", produces the moral of his fable in ridicule of pompous pretenders; and his Crow, when she drops her cheese, lets fall, as it were by accident, the strongest admonition against the power of flattery.
This book provides a far simpler format to impart the message to a younger age group, offering reader-friendly, simple drawings paired with uncomplicated admonitions that encourage kids to recognize how love powers the planet.
It brought new meaning to the admonitions of the nuns at my seventh-grade Catholic school dances to "leave room for the Holy Spirit.
Knitter fanatic Stephanie Pearl-McPhee always has too many projects on needles, and here celebrates her knitting passion in a series of admonitions and adages perfect for knitters who 'have everything' in the way of instructionals.
NOTES FROM THE UNIVERSE: NEW PERSPECTIVES FROM AN OLD FRIEND offers a host of admonitions and reminders on how to have the life you desire and how to handle coincidences and serendipities.
The commandments include admonitions to "courtesy, uprightness, and prudence," and an exhortation that "cars shall not be for you an expression of power and domination, and an occasion of sin.
Here's a Christian perspective on the popular arts which lends well to any Christian library: a survey which blends theological analysis on culture and the arts with admonitions to Christians to find God in music, movies and popular culture.
The tenets of Khmer Buddhism included, for a time, admonitions to behave morally during the occupation and colonization of Cambodia, whether or not this was a correct representation of practice.
It is only in exceptional cases that the improper subject matter is of such a character that its effect on the minds of the jurors cannot be removed by the court's admonitions.
I simply drew the logical conclusion of the Pope's admonitions for the ordinary citizen.
maternal admonitions ("Think of your imagination as a muscle that needs to be plump with health.
In the Qur'an itself, there are over two hundred admonitions against injustice and no less than one hundred expressions embodying the notion of justice.
The sayings of Jesus are impressively organized into nine chapters: Commandments, Parables, Jesus Speaking About Himself, Warnings And Admonitions, Teachings And Proverbs, Hymns And Prayers, Jesus Laughing, Diverse Doctrine, Apocalyptic And Revelation.