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cautionary

kaw shuh ne ree

  • s  warding off
  • s  serving to warn

  • Two cautionary notes: The sound output is dinky, so you'll want to use it with headphones, which makes it less fun for the whole family, or an external speaker, which makes it bulky.
  • She lived a fabled life and a cautionary tale, a princess of irreducible splendor yet one who bore testimony to the commonality of loneliness and heartbreak.
  • From the time they are born, our brothers and sisters are our collaborators and co-conspirators, our role models and cautionary tales.
News & Articles

  • 'The Bling Ring' Review: Celebrity Fandom Gone Wild
    Sofia Coppola's film is a cautionary tale for the TMZ era.
    June 13, 2013 - US News & World Report
  • 'So You Think You Can Dance': 200 hopefuls head for tryouts in Las Vegas
    The cautionary warning, "Be careful what you wish for -- it might come true," should have been written on every plane ticket of the 200 dancers who flew to Las Vegas for four days of blood, sweat and tears in their attempt to be on Season 10 of "So You Think You Can Dance.
    June 12, 2013 - San Jose Mercury News
  • Will Prime Minister Abe save Japan's economy?
    Long held up as a cautionary tale for the US and Europe, Japan’s economy is now being talked about in much more effusive tones.Six months after he took office promising to drag the world’s third-largest economy out of two “lost” decades of stagnation, Prime Minister Shinzo Abe’s approach – inevitably dubbed Abenomics – is now being touted as an alternative to the West’s austerity drive.The Tokyo ...
    June 11, 2013 - Christian Science Monitor via Yahoo! News
Quotes

  • Robert Reed in United Press International
    We have a cautionary tale with the American island of Guam and the brown tree snake,said Reed. "Within 40 years of its arrival, this invasive snake has decimated the island's native wildlife -- 10 of Guam's 12 native forest birds, one of...
  • Doris Kearns Goodwin in MiamiHerald.com
    The cautionary note of that convention to the party was to avoid at all costs the kind of open warfare on a platform issue and a large dispute that could take place in prime time,said Kearns Goodwin.
  • Barack Obama in International Herald Tribune
    The GOP's progress during the last four decades is a stunning political achievement. But it is also a cautionary tale of what happens to a dominate party in this case, the Democrat Party when its thinking becomes ossified; when its energy begins to... Karl Rove http://www.google.com/url?q=http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Karl_Rove&source=dictionary&usg=AFQjCNGtUKSVNBqmFJG8c1ivSfIdRGWkLQ Seattle Times http://www.google.com/url?q=http://seattletimes.nwsource.com/html/politics/2002751790_webrovereturn20.html&source=dictionary&usg=AFQjCNG-HpqoUtD_Skr7eNZX9fKTevmHNg Jan 20, 2006 15893 22108 cautious Senator Clinton during the course of the campaign has said we shouldn't speculate about Iran, we've got to be cautious when we're running for president, she scolded me on a couple of occasions on this issue, yet a few days before an election, she's...

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