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admonish
used in Moby Dick

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Definition
to express disapproval to someone of their actions; or to warn or advise someone
  • And let me in this place movingly admonish you, ye ship-owners of Nantucket!
    Chapters 34-36 -- The Cabin-Table; The Mast-Head; The Qarter-Deck--Ahab and all (56% in)
  • Be all this as it may, his voice was now often heard hailing the three mast-heads and admonishing them to keep a bright look-out, and not omit reporting even a porpoise.
    Chapters 46-48 -- Surmises; The Mat-Maker; The First Lowering (17% in)
  • Now, as many Sperm Whales had been captured off the western coast of Java, in the near vicinity of the Straits of Sunda; indeed, as most of the ground, roundabout, was generally recognised by the fishermen as an excellent spot for cruising; therefore, as the Pequod gained more and more upon Java Head, the look-outs were repeatedly hailed, and admonished to keep wide awake.
    Chapters 85-87 -- The Fountain; The Tail; The Grand Armada (54% in)
  • "The rods! the rods!" cried Starbuck to the crew, suddenly admonished to vigilance by the vivid lightning that had just been darting flambeaux, to light Ahab to his post.
    Chapters 118-120 -- The Quadrant; The Candles; The Deck (50% in)

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