admonishing


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Synonyms for admonishing

Synonyms for admonishing

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.
Modeling healthful eating habits is very important, but admonishing children to eat less can backfire.
The respondents gave themselves high ratings on leadership, friendliness, and understanding and low ratings on uncertainty, dissatisfaction, and admonishing behaviors.
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.