admonishing


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Synonyms for admonishing

expressing reproof or reproach especially as a corrective

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In these circumstances, justice will be done in my view by admonishing you.
But Sheriff George Presslie angered her family by admonishing Shepherd and saying the victim's death was of "no relevance" to his sentencing.
Torres-Cardella barked at a howling dog near the trailer, reaching out to pet the dog after admonishing him.
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.
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)