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Admonish

Meaning: Warn strongly; put on guard, to caution, advice, or counsel against something.

Apr 13, 2016 10:10 IST
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Meaning: Warn strongly; put on guard, to caution, advice, or counsel against something.

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A father admonishing his child to avoid belligerent behavior with friends

Pronunciation: ad-mon-ish

Usage/Example: 1. The two acts of mercy being focused on this March in the Archdiocese of Portland will be to forgive offenses and to admonish sinners. (Source: Catholic Sentinel)

2. Helminski also sought to admonish Muslim clerics who termed music and dance as "haram" (against Islamic law) (Source: Zee News)

3. After I point to a large Buddha statue at one temple, an old woman marches over to admonish me. (Source: The Boston Globe)

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