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adjective as in trained

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“Give about two [hours] every day to exercise,” Jefferson instructed his young nephew.

He was instructed several times to abuse the kids, he says, or he would suffer the abuse.

At the dinner the waiters are instructed not to give Mr. Hitchcock any wine.

Stephanie told police that Jay instructed her not to speak to Adnan: that could clearly be read a lot of ways.

Bailey and one of the other women said that Freundel specifically instructed them not to tell others about the re-dunk.

He was further instructed to hand over his consulate archives to the British Consul, who would take charge of American interests.

I have been admonished and instructed by the systematic economy which is practiced even in great houses.

Benefices and missions of the bishopric of Camarines, and the number of souls instructed therein.

The men were instructed to work their way carefully to the bank of the stream, but not to show themselves.

A car conductor is instructed to treat passengers civilly and to use no harsh means with them, save in extreme cases.


On this page you'll find 24 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to instructed, such as: advised, briefed, educated, informed, learned, and knowledgeable.

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