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admonishment

ad mo nish ment

  • n  a firm rebuke

  • But to young Chinese like Maria and Vicky, the Tiananmen protests are less a source of inspiration than an admonishment.
  • First, the 5 judge's admonishment to a scheduled witness not to 6 watch other witnesses is really not relevant to -- I 7 mean, there is certainly nothing improper about 8 .
  • Coupled with his offer to the Taliban was an admonishment to his international backers, who have bristled at the idea of negotiating with Mullah Omar in the past.
News & Articles

  • Despite perils, Republicans embrace antiabortion agenda
    WASHINGTON — After Republicans lost the presidential election and seats in both the House and the Senate last year, many in the party offered a stern admonishment: If we want to broaden our appeal, steer clear of divisive social and cultural issues.        
    June 18, 2013 - Boston Globe
  • U.S. House Republicans embrace anti-abortion agenda
    After Republicans lost the presidential election and seats in both the House and the Senate last year, many in the party offered a stern admonishment: If we want to broaden our appeal, steer clear of divisive social and cultural issues.
    June 18, 2013 - Denver Post
  • Risky GOP embraces an anti-abortion agenda
    WASHINGTON - After Republicans lost the presidential election and seats in both the House and the Senate last year, many in the party offered a stern admonishment: If we want to broaden our appeal, steer clear of divisive social and cultural issues.
    June 18, 2013 - Worcester Telegram & Gazette
Quotes

  • Tom Feeney in MSNBC
    This resolution advises the courts that it is improper for them to substitute foreign law for American law or the American Constitution,Feeney said. "To the extent they deliberately ignore Congress' admonishment, they are no longer...
  • Mitt Romney in BP News
    Perhaps there's no other time in history that one nation has influenced the world, the entire world, like we have today,Romney said. "Within this reality is a responsibility that's tempered by the admonishment that to whom much is given,...
  • Barnaby Joyce in The Age
    Obviously I accept my admonishment, you know, I must realise that with the Labor Party you are talking about trillions, trillions of dollars of expenditure,Senator Joyce said. "Trillions that is what they are spending not billions,...

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