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Synonyms for admonition

Collins Thesaurus of the English Language – Complete and Unabridged 2nd Edition. 2002 © HarperCollins Publishers 1995, 2002

Synonyms for admonition

words expressive of strong disapproval

advice to beware, as of a person or thing

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Synonyms for admonition

cautionary advice about something imminent (especially imminent danger or other unpleasantness)

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After investigation, the director issued a private admonition, for "isolated and nonserious misconduct." The alleged violation was filing a responsive memo after its due date, in violation of Rule 3.4(c).
Wasson, had asked the Supreme Court to reopen her October 2017 admonition, which was based on an allegation of ineffective assistance of counsel in a 2010 criminal case.
Bevans on Monday denied doing so but said he opted not to fight the admonition because it did not constitute formal discipline by the bar.
The emphasis on the briefings is frequently heavily weighted toward the negative; perhaps the standard admonition is routinely given if only to protect the briefer's backside.
It brought new meaning to the admonitions of the nuns at my seventh-grade Catholic school dances to "leave room for the Holy Spirit."
The rule allows removal, retirement, censure and dismissal but also reprimand, warning or admonition. A censure is the highest sanction that the commission can issue, short of recommending a judge's removal or retirement; a public reprimand is a higher sanction than a public warning; a public warning is a midlevel sanction; and an admonition is the lowest public sanction.
The trilateral meeting between US President Obama, Prime Minister Netanyahu and PA Chairman Abbas began with a handshake, and an admonition.
By the Qur'an, full of admonition. But the unbelievers are steeped in arrogance and hostility.
Put in simplistic terms, the WHI set out with a preconceived paradigm that a life free of cancer and heart disease could be achieved simply by the time-worn admonition: "Eat your fruits and vegetables!" The established nutrition liturgy (definition: "a form and arrangement of public worship laid down by a church or religion") has been feeding us this vegan verisimilitude for 50 years.
Answering criticism, Pastor Tim LaBouf issued a letter explaining that, though there were other factors that led to Mary Lambert's dismissal, First Timothy's admonition concerning female teachers applied: "I permit no woman to teach or to have authority over a man; she is to keep silent" (2:12).
The truth of the admonition from Ecclesiastes has been proven now that Jackson has found the rifle he "cast upon the waters" so many years ago.
For example, he shows Jesus saying, "Why do you see the splinter that is in your brother's eye, but don't notice the log that is in your own eye?" He pointedly omits the passage in Luke (16:1-9) where Jesus preaches a sermon that can be summarized, "Cheat those who are no longer useful to you, and use the stolen money to bribe those who are in a position to do you good." Nor do any of Jesus' apologists mention his racist admonition to his apprentices (Mat 10:5), "Don't go anywhere among the infidels, and don't enter any Samaritan town." They likewise omit all references to Jesus' equations of gentiles with dogs (Mark 7:27) and swine (Mat 7:6).
offers no succor to those of us living under a conservative president and Congress which, as Bruce Bartlett points out in Impostor, has jacked regulation and spending to unprecedented levels.) Arguably the most terrifying moment is the book's parting admonition to "be on the lookout for future Help!
Despite this admonition, I believe that our field will benefit enormously by expanding our cadre of physicians committed to the science of environmental health.
And then along comes Paul with his admonition that, even though we might have insights through experience or wisdom that would justify certain behaviors (eating food offered to idols, in this case), if that behavior causes one who is young in the faith to doubt or question herself, then, for her sake, we must refrain.