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admonitory


  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Admonitory  \Ad*mon"i*to*ry\,  a.  [LL.  admonitorius.] 
  That  conveys  admonition;  warning  or  reproving;  as  an 
  admonitory  glance.  --  {Ad*mon"i*to*ri*ly},,  adv 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  admonitory 
  adj  1:  serving  to  warn;  "shook  a  monitory  finger  at  him";  "an 
  exemplary  jail  sentence"  [syn:  {cautionary},  {exemplary}, 
  {monitory},  {warning(a)}] 
  2:  expressing  reproof  or  reproach  especially  as  a  corrective 
  [syn:  {admonishing},  {reproachful},  {reproving}] 




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