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  • verb Third-person singular simple present indicative form of admonish.

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Examples

  • Every time I walk into the precinct, his name admonishes me from the board.

    Beach Road

  • The word admonishes us to touch not my anointed and do my prophet no harm.

    Stopdesign

  • The panel "admonishes" Kozinski for failing to take safeguards to prevent the sexually explicit material from being distributed publicly:

    Patterico's Pontifications

  • The American Bar Association's Rule 3.6, for example, admonishes lawyers against making "an extrajudicial statement that the lawyer knows or reasonably should know" will prejudice a legal proceeding.

    Bob Barr: Strauss-Kahn Case Becomes a Circus

  • The camera pans next to Winfrey, who admonishes "Now Dave, be nice!" and then to Leno, sitting on on the other side of Winfrey who says "Aw, he's just sayin 'that because I'm here!"

    The story behind that Leno-Letterman-Oprah Super Bowl promo

  • David admonishes the teens, "Asking a person to share his or her life is a sacred responsibility."

    Rick Ayers: Youth Saving Their Lives Through Theater

  • David admonishes the teens, "Asking a person to share his or her life is a sacred responsibility."

    Rick Ayers: Youth Saving Their Lives Through Theater

  • The American Bar Association's Rule 3.6, for example, admonishes lawyers against making "an extrajudicial statement that the lawyer knows or reasonably should know" will prejudice a legal proceeding.

    Bob Barr: Strauss-Kahn Case Becomes a Circus

  • We must waken, Muske-Dukes admonishes, to our need to empathize, to overcome our great human tendency to forget, to distance, to protect ourselves from the conditions of others, to things happening elsewhere, something that is perhaps most dangerously possible in language.

    Carol Muske-Dukes: "To a Soldier" Poem

  • We must waken, Muske-Dukes admonishes, to our need to empathize, to overcome our great human tendency to forget, to distance, to protect ourselves from the conditions of others, to things happening elsewhere, something that is perhaps most dangerously possible in language.

    Carol Muske-Dukes: "To a Soldier" Poem

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