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Word – Admonish Word – Admonish
Word – Admonish

Word – Admonish

Admonish – Word of the day

Meaning:

warn or reprimand someone firmly.

History:

Dates back to the 14th century. Latin in origin. Latin admonestare, and Latin verb admonēre, which means “to warn.”

Usage:

Verb examples – admonish:

1. The kids were admonished by their parents for playing pranks with the neighbour.

2. The Ministry admonished Mr.John for taking bribe.

3. The management told Lisa not to admonish any employee in public. 

Adjective examples – admonish:

1. The Saint’s speech was admonitory

2. Though the teacher was smiling, her words seemed admonitory

3. The tone of the email was admonitory

Noun examples – admonish: 

1. In Spite of his Boss’s admonition, he continued to take leave

2. He confessed to the Bishop only to receive an admonition.

3. John completed his speech with an admonition.

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