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synonyms for monitorial

  • ominous
  • admonishing
  • cautioning
  • threatening
  • admonitory
  • exemplary
  • exhortatory
  • monitory
  • premonitory
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How to use monitorial in a sentence

The two worked independently, but Lancaster was the first to apply the system of monitorial teaching on a large scale.
ENCYCLOPAEDIA BRITANNICA, 11TH EDITION, VOLUME 16, SLICE 2VARIOUS
But in the early stages of national education the monitorial method served a valuable purpose.
ENCYCLOPAEDIA BRITANNICA, 11TH EDITION, VOLUME 16, SLICE 2VARIOUS
"You press me closely," with an amused scrutiny of the captain's monitorial face.
LIPPINCOTT'S MAGAZINE, VOL. 20, AUGUST 1877VARIOUS
The monitorial system is practicedone child hearing the other recite his lesson and assisting him to learn it.
THE CHAUTAUQUAN, VOL. III, JANUARY 1883THE CHAUTAUQUAN LITERARY AND SCIENTIFIC CIRCLE
Probably the first idea of utilizing the older pupils Monitorial system.
ENCYCLOPAEDIA BRITANNICA, 11TH EDITION, VOLUME 8, SLICE 10VARIOUS
Had he not once offered to quit from his monitorial work to help in the shop and had not his offer been firmly refused?
THE FOOLISH LOVERSST. JOHN G. ERVINE
He also adopted the monitorial method, but, as a Quaker, omitting the Church teaching of the Bell schools.
A HISTORY OF HORNCASTLEJAMES CONWAY WALTER
Further, the same causes which reduced the control of masters, also embarrassed the upper boys in their monitorial duties.
UPPINGHAM BY THE SEAJOHN HENRY SKRINE
The nation is a monitorial school, wonderfully contrived for the education of the people.
SPEECHES, ADDRESSES, AND OCCASIONAL SERMONS, VOLUME 2 (OF 3)THEODORE PARKER
Unfortunately at Roslyn the monitorial system was not established.
ERIC, OR LITTLE BY LITTLEFREDERIC W. FARRAR
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO MONITORIAL

  • admonishing
  • admonitory
  • cautioning
  • exemplary
  • exhortatory
  • monitorial
  • monitory
  • ominous
  • premonitory
  • threatening
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.