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  Definition of Admonish
  1. take to task; "He admonished the child for his bad behavior"
  2. admonish or counsel in terms of someone''s behavior; "I warned him not to go too far"; "I warn you against false assumptions"; "She warned him to be quiet"
  3. warn strongly; put on guard
Similar Words: reprove, warn, discourage, monish, caution

 

Grouped Verbs: warn

 

Derivational Morphology: upbraider, reprover, reproacher, rebuker, rebuke, reproof, reproval, reprehension, reprimand, admonition, admonishment, monition, warning, word of advice, admonisher, monitor, reminder, caution, caveat

 

 
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