admonishing


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expressing reproof or reproach especially as a corrective

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Board members voted unanimously to accept a resolution admonishing Adams - who is up for re-election next month - after she initiated direct contact with a school district employee regarding a personnel matter in violation of board policy and protocols.
A SHERIFF has been slammed for admonishing a policeman who terrorised his wife and daughter by breaking into their home with a hammer.
Unfortunately, the classic movie fetish isn't exactly novel in this genre--who can forget Rosie O'Donnell admonishing the Cary Grant-obsessed Meg Ryan in Sleepless in Seattle with "You want to be in love in a movie"?
Most relevant to this is Spiritual Energy and Christian Roots, admonishing us to fight the current culture.
But Sheriff George Presslie angered her family by admonishing Shepherd and saying the victim's death was of "no relevance" to his sentencing.
They do everything from singing the national anthem and ``Amazing Grace'' to poetically admonishing Eddie and warning him of the danger he faces through his action.
Modeling healthful eating habits is very important, but admonishing children to eat less can backfire.
The scale item means showed that the scales of Leadership, Helping/Friendly, Understanding, Student Responsibility/ Freedom and Strict behavior were the most strongly perceived scales while the less desirable scales were Uncertain, Dissatisfied and Admonishing behavior scales.
Challenging the narrow nationalist notions that invite marginal groups to invest in ideas of purity and authenticity that simply mirror the destructive Eurocentric cultural imperialism we would resist, Durham concludes A Certain Lack of Coherence by admonishing Native Americans, and all of us who occupy spaces outside the white mainstream, to remember that "we are from the past, but we echo and reverberate in the present.
Youthfulness, responsibility and punishment: admonishing adolescents in criminal court, Aaron Kupchik (2004)
Admonishing Sangster, Sheriff Montgomery told her: "Drawing on my experiences of life, I take a much less serious view of these incidents than the Crown do.
It's highly dangerous for a help line to be admonishing someone who is very well already feeling low self-esteem and suicidal thoughts," he said.
The band's anthemic, high-energy paeans to youth and individuality - which bear a trace of parody - were interspersed with sermons from the bearded frontman admonishing his young charges to enjoy every minute of their lives.
Gilbert & George know this quite well and in response--some might say too quickly and too obviously--have dropped their trousers and knickers, admonishing us to "go in the street and listen.