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synonyms for cautionary

  • admonishing
  • admonitory
  • advisory
  • cautioning
  • preventive
  • warning
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The finding is “at the very least a cautionary tale,” says study author Julie Cosmidis, a geomicrobiologist at the University of Oxford.
FOSSIL MIMICS MAY BE MORE COMMON IN ANCIENT ROCKS THAN ACTUAL FOSSILSCAROLYN GRAMLINGFEBRUARY 9, 2021SCIENCE NEWS
The Secret History is a cautionary tale about how certain strategies of hatred persist over time, manifesting themselves in various forms with the same tropes and characters.
WHAT THE QANON OF THE 6TH CENTURY TEACHES US ABOUT CONSPIRACIESROLAND BETANCOURTFEBRUARY 3, 2021TIME
Scientists believe vaccines will probably remain effective because they produce a robust immune system response, but such reassurances have been paired with cautionary notes about how much remains unknown.
CDC WARNS HIGHLY TRANSMISSIBLE CORONAVIRUS VARIANT TO BECOME DOMINANT IN U.S.JOEL ACHENBACHJANUARY 15, 2021WASHINGTON POST
So, plainly cautionary tale — a little bit of knowledge is potentially dangerous.
WHY DO WE SEEK COMFORT IN THE FAMILIAR? (EP. 445)STEPHEN J. DUBNERDECEMBER 24, 2020FREAKONOMICS
The dramatic rise and fall of Nikola over just a few months was this year’s cautionary tale.
IS THE BOOM IN ELECTRIC VEHICLE STOCKS ALMOST OVER?VERNE KOPYTOFFDECEMBER 19, 2020FORTUNE
Despite the committee’s consensus that the vaccine is safe and effective, there was at least one cautionary note about the absence of long-term data.
FDA SAYS IT ‘WILL RAPIDLY WORK TOWARD’ AUTHORIZATION OF PFIZER-BIONTECH CORONAVIRUS VACCINELAURIE MCGINLEY, CAROLYN Y. JOHNSON, JOEL ACHENBACHDECEMBER 11, 2020WASHINGTON POST
The fact that only one-half of American adults get a seasonal flu vaccine should be a cautionary tale for those expecting universal compliance with recommendations to get covid-19 vaccines, when they become available.
HISTORY REMINDS US THAT VACCINES ALONE DON’T END PANDEMICSE. THOMAS EWINGNOVEMBER 30, 2020WASHINGTON POST
Today, Koscinski, a 42-year-old elementary school speech therapist, hopes she can be a cautionary tale for friends and neighbors in her small town of Yerington, Nev.
MORE BURN INJURIES ARE OCCURRING IN KITCHENS DURING PANDEMIC. THANKSGIVING MAY SEE A RISE IN THESE ACCIDENTS.KATHERINE ELLISONNOVEMBER 22, 2020WASHINGTON POST
Canadian Thanksgiving could be a cautionary tale for Americans amid coronavirus surgeThe biggest losers in the collapse of the industry aren’t the banks or the borrowers but the employees, well over 2 million of whom are out of work.
AMERICA’S LUXURY HOTELS ON THE BRINKJONATHAN O'CONNELLOCTOBER 30, 2020WASHINGTON POST
Then I could write a cautionary tale of the roads not to take for the sake of a little strange and make a million dollars on the film rights.
WHEN CUCKOLDING’S GONE CRAZYEUGENE ROBINSONOCTOBER 26, 2020OZY
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