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admonish
used in The Scarlet Letter

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Definition to express disapproval to someone of their actions; or to warn or advise someone
  • Certainly, if the meteor kindled up the sky, and disclosed the earth, with an awfulness that admonished Hester Prynne and the clergyman of the day of judgment, then might Roger Chillingworth have passed with them for the arch-fiend, standing there with a smile and scowl, to claim his own.
    Chapter 12 -- The Minister's Vigil (80% in)

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