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synonyms for admonishing

  • warning
  • admonitory
  • exemplary
  • monitory
  • reproachful
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How to use admonishing in a sentence

Dissatisfied with a sum he considered “pocket change” for the multibillion-dollar bank, he admonished the SEC for leaving “defrauded investors substantially short-changed.”
A FED-UP JUDGE CONDEMNS THE INEQUITIES IN AMERICA’S LEGAL SYSTEMMICHAEL BOBELIANFEBRUARY 19, 2021WASHINGTON POST
In one case, a federal judge in Manhattan admonished the NYPD for not having turned over evidence in a case where a man died after being tackled by police outside Yankee Stadium.
NEW YORK CITY PAID AN NBA STAR MILLIONS AFTER AN NYPD OFFICER BROKE HIS LEG. THE OFFICER PAID LITTLE PRICE.BY MIKE HAYES FOR PROPUBLICAJANUARY 12, 2021PROPUBLICA
And he gave me a severe and admonishing look before going off on another and more urgent call that waited him.
TRAMPING ON LIFEHARRY KEMP
Jerry nodded an admonishing head in the direction from whence the musical sounds had come.
MARJORIE DEAN COLLEGE FRESHMANPAULINE LESTER
And so I lay and watched and envied her and them, admonishing sand hoppers between whiles.
WHERE THE PAVEMENT ENDSJOHN RUSSELL
Those sudden pangs of the body seemed like over-forward confessors abruptly admonishing him.
UNDER THE ROSEFREDERIC STEWART ISHAM
“Ruth,” she changed, as the Flying W girl held up an admonishing finger.
THE RANGE BOSSCHARLES ALDEN SELTZER
The right hand which rose to take the cigar from Hall's mouth also lingered long enough to hold an admonishing finger to his lips.
THE FIVE ARROWSALLAN CHASE
I ordered the militia to march, after once more admonishing the insurgents in my proclamation of the 25th of September last.
A COMPILATION OF THE MESSAGES AND PAPERS OF THE PRESIDENTSJAMES D. RICHARDSON
One such man was admonishing the driver of a big wagon, on which was a large case.
THE MOTOR BOYS IN THE CLOUDSCLARENCE YOUNG
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WORDS RELATED TO ADMONISHING

  • admonishing
  • exemplary
  • monitory
  • reproachful
  • warning
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.