admonitory admonitory


  1. (adj) serving to warn
  2. (adj) expressing reproof or reproach especially as a corrective


  1. Hillary's liberalism has a more admonitory edge, in keeping with her buttoned-up demeanor.
  2. Wrathful, beside themselves, the officers summoned the Assen Barracks Guard, ordered an admonitory volley fired in the air above the mutineers.
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