[ UK /ɐdmˈɒnɪʃ/ ]
[ US /ædˈmɑnɪʃ/ ]
  1. warn strongly; put on guard
  2. take to task
    He admonished the child for his bad behavior
  3. advise or counsel in terms of someone's behavior
    She warned him to be quiet
    I warn you against false assumptions
    I warned him not to go too far
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How To Use admonish In A Sentence

  • Nor were the escorts there to admonish me for asking a rude question of the partying faithful, or to protect the paying customers from the prying media.
  • If the people of our charge must ` teach and admonish and exhort each other daily, 'no doubt teachers may do it to one another, without any super-eminency of power or degree. The Reformed Pastor
  • In fact, the e-cigs are so realistic-looking, that, when I vaped one in public, a passerby or two admonished me on how bad smoking was for my health!
  • Dishonest members are to be admonished; if they continue in dishonest practices, excommunication follows.
  • I remember anticipating the possible punishment of being caned for writing about ‘an enemy’ - a Western Christian woman - and later being admonished by mum for provoking the authorities.
  • And those who are admonishing us to harden up, toughen up, I think we need to listen to that.
  • And yet parents press children to be truthful, admonishing against wild stories and silly lies.
  • When they reached the Squad's room, they all turned to either glare at or admonish Vi.
  • On leadership From time to time, someone writes in admonishing our team ... ProWomanProLife » Save this House!
  • If the someone davens too quickly, do not admonish him in the middle of the davening and embarrass him. Hirhurim - Musings
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