admonishing

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expressing reproof or reproach especially as a corrective

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He looks admonishingly at President Wilson, who is making a futile attempt to reconcile the League of Nations with the Constitution.
So it was that as they looked at their dead father, the boy broke into a sob; the six-year-old girl stared hazily, mouth agape, neither a word nor a tear in her eyes; and the youngest, the three-year-old girl, a smirk on her face, admonishingly calling out to her father in a lilting voice:
Tashfrn did gain a taste for luxury in a letter written to him by Abu Bakr al-Turtushi, who admonishingly tells the amir that he heard that he was dressing in fineries and indulging his appetites (Ya'la, Tres textos arabes, 324.
"Sonny!" Kakon raised her eyebrows admonishingly at Sonny, who had settled himself at the rusted metal frame dining table in one corner of the living room.
That said, the Seventh Circuit Court, acknowledging the harshness of the outcome in this case, pointed out alternative means by which Lantz could obtain relief; IRC section 6343(a)(1)(D), for example, allows the IRS to release the levy on a taxpayer where such levy creates an "economic hardship due to the financial condition of the taxpayer." Giving a not-so-subtle hint to the IRS that it should consider this course of action, the court admonishingly noted, "We can at least hope that the IRS knows better than to try to squeeze water out of a stone."