admonish


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Synonyms for admonish

reprimand

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Synonyms for admonish

to notify (someone) of imminent danger or risk

Synonyms for admonish

admonish or counsel in terms of someone's behavior

warn strongly

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take to task

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Either consulting their usual wary method of advancing, or admonished by the threatening attitudes of two figures, who had thrust forth the barrels of as many old muskets from behind the stone entrenchment, the new comers halted, under favour of an inequality in the ground, where a growth of grass thicker than common offered the advantage of concealment.
Once or twice he felt induced to give the order for a rush, and to attempt the village by surprise; but his experience quickly admonished him of the danger of so useless an experiment.
The Indian chief paused another moment to consider the signs of the contest, which was now rolling rapidly up the ascent, a certain evidence that the Delawares triumphed; nor did he actually quit the place until admonished of the proximity of his friends, as well as enemies, by the bullets of the former, which began to patter among the dried leaves on the ground, like the bits of falling hail which precede the bursting of the tempest.
Heyward rashly imitated his example, though both were, a moment afterward, admonished of his madness by hearing the bellowing of a piece, that the Hurons found time to discharge down the passage in the rocks, the bullet from which even gave the young Mohican a slight wound.
--The shepherd however bit as my cry had admonished him; he bit with a strong bite!
"Come," admonished Ghek, and took her by the arm, and Tara of Helium came.
Man does not stand in awe of man, nor is his genius admonished to stay at home, to put itself in communication with the internal ocean, but it goes abroad to beg a cup of water of the urns of other men.
Caratach, in Fletcher's Bonduca, when admonished to inquire the mind of the god Audate, replies,--
It was a dreadfully austere inquiry, but levity was not our note, and, at any rate, before the gray dawn admonished us to separate I had got my answer.
Wopsle in a comprehensive black cloak, being descried entering at the turnpike, the gravedigger was admonished in a friendly way, "Look out!
In addition, Council approved the other proposal allowing PEEC to admonish a member when other sanctions are not appropriate to the circumstances; this proposal became effective with Council's approval.
But a sheriff could only admonish beast Ryan Yates and ban him from contacting the woman again.
A sheriff `decided to admonish the 31-year-old father, who can't be named, after hearing that his career is now in ruins.
Passing sentence, Sheriff Derek O'Carroll informed Muldoon: "You have been of good behaviour so I will admonish you on this matter."
Let the word of Christ dwell in you richly as you teach and admonish one another with all wisdom, and as you sing psalms, hymns and spiritual songs with gratitude in your hearts to God.