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Word: admonish

Definition: warn or speak to with gentle disapproval; reprove


Sentences Containing 'admonish'

Let thy reasonable faculty, work upon his reasonable faculty; show him his fault, admonish him.
When thou art hard to be stirred up and awaked out of thy sleep, admonish thyself and call to mind, that, to perform actions tending to the common good is that which thine own proper constitution, and that which the nature of man do require.
Would summnon all, those scholars and orators: one by one you would beckon them forward with your rod and admonish them.
If you come backward, and arguing from your inferred causes, conclude, that any other fact has existed, or will exist, in the course of nature, which may serve as a fuller display of particular attributes; I must admonish you, that you have departed from the method of reasoning, attached to the present subject, and have certainly added something to the attributes of the cause, beyond what appears in the effect; otherwise you could never, with tolerable sense or propriety, add anything to the effect, in order to render it more worthy of the cause.
And let me in this place movingly admonish you, ye ship-owners of Nantucket!

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