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Norman was admonished by Australian Olympic officials for his role in the protest.

Cheney, however, agreed with Pelosi’s decision to remove Jordan and Banks, admonishing both of them and McCarthy for their “disingenuous” rhetoric.

Our school’s student-run newspaper published an in-depth analysis of the report, admonishing the council for its decision.

Dunn admonishes the woman, saying she has to pull over when stopped.

Every Texan has been admonished countless times to “Remember the Alamo!”

Beard does admonish the tendency of both academics and popular authors to present speculation as historical truth.

He even remembered to thank the voters and admonish cellphone companies for fleecing his fans.

Netanyahu used his U.N. speech to seeminly admonish the Obama administration for not having adopted his own red lines.

Betty wastes no time in yanking Sally away from the table to admonish her.

When it came to politics, Robbins and Sarandon tended to espouse and admonish rather than try to persuade.

You must admonish him, John; a man of his principles, his pretended principles, is not suited for married life.

The factory had indeed become a charnel-house, it being useless for the chiefs to admonish their men to keep under cover.

The virgins admonish to walk in a spotless and pure conscience.

A true friend will admonish his erring brother, and if the erring brother has any sense at all he will thank his friend.

The woman kept one hand free to admonish him—by his beady eye he required it—and to tend a simmering pot.


On this page you'll find 91 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to admonish, such as: advise, berate, censure, chide, enjoin, and exhort.

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