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adjective as in cautionary

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When he found that his monitory coughs and looks produced no effect on his niece, he warned his sister-in-law.

He walked close to Mayo and shook a monitory finger under the young man's nose.

We have an obscure remembrance that the Queen's speech uttered a voice on this point—a solemn, a monitory, a parental voice.

The face of this monitory Hebe haunted me for some years in a way that I must faintly attempt to explain.

Him Nature solicits with all her placid, all her monitory pictures.


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On this page you'll find 10 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to monitory, such as: admonishing, admonitory, advisory, hinting, portending, and warning.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.