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synonyms for monitory

  • admonishing
  • admonitory
  • advisory
  • hinting
  • portending
  • warning
  • wise
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How to use monitory in a sentence

When he found that his monitory coughs and looks produced no effect on his niece, he warned his sister-in-law.
FREDERICK CHOPIN AS A MAN AND MUSICIANFREDERICK NIECKS
He walked close to Mayo and shook a monitory finger under the young man's nose.
BLOW THE MAN DOWNHOLMAN DAY
We have an obscure remembrance that the Queen's speech uttered a voice on this point—a solemn, a monitory, a parental voice.
BLACKWOOD'S EDINBURGH MAGAZINE, NO. CCCXLII. VOL. LV. APRIL, 1844VARIOUS
The face of this monitory Hebe haunted me for some years in a way that I must faintly attempt to explain.
THE POSTHUMOUS WORKS OF THOMAS DE QUINCEY, VOL. 1 (2 VOLS)THOMAS DE QUINCEY
Him Nature solicits with all her placid, all her monitory pictures.
ESSAYSRALPH WALDO EMERSON
By this time Adelaide, pursuant to the monitory parting injunctions of her father, had become tranquil and composed.
THE EVE OF ALL-HALLOWS, V. 2 OF 3MATTHEW WELD HARTSTONGE
But as town officer he gazed at the end of that monitory finger and took second thought.
THE SKIPPER AND THE SKIPPEDHOLMAN DAY
Behold, Horace, when he has written his monitory letter, packs up for Paris.
THE WITS AND BEAUX OF SOCIETYGRACE & PHILIP WHARTON
Ages to come will be benefited by the rich fruits of his useful and monitory life.
SAGES AND HEROES OF THE AMERICAN REVOLUTIONL. CARROLL JUDSON
As Bucket moves along London streets, young men, with shining hats and sleek hair, evaporate at the monitory touch of his cane.
DANGER! A TRUE HISTORY OF A GREAT CITY'S WILES AND TEMPTATIONSWILLIAM HOWE
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO MONITORY

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