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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR WARNING

The brothers must be on the watch, and ready to join her at a moment's warning.

There was profound conviction in the emphasis with which she spoke her warning.

The Inspector shot a word of warning to Gilder in an aside that Dick could not hear.

Was not the deed perpetrated as an example and warning for himself?

She was much inclined to laugh, however; for it did not seem to her that the warning was at all necessary.

What warning is contained in the Conclusion of the Commandments?

"I think that is rather uncivil," he added, forgetting the warning he had had.

He trembled with fear; it was the warning note he had sent to Crane.

He did hot "question why" at her warning; he instantly did as he was told.

It was a pause in Janet's labors that gave the elder first warning of an intruder on his peace.

WORD ORIGIN

Old English warnian "to give notice of impending danger," also intransitive, "to take heed," from West Germanic *warnojanan (cf. Old Norse varna "to admonish," Old High German warnon "to take heed," German warnen "to warn"); related to Old English wær "aware, cautious" (see wary). Related: Warned; warning.

MORE RELATED WORDS FOR WARNING

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