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admonish
used in Middlemarch

3 uses
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Definition
to express disapproval to someone of their actions; or to warn or advise someone
  • And it were well if all such could be admonished to discriminate judgments of which the true subject-matter lies entirely beyond their reach, from those of which the elements may be compassed by a narrow and superficial survey.
    Book 2 — Old and Young (77% in)
  • This was not the first time that Mr. Bulstrode had begun by admonishing Mr. Vincy, and had ended by seeing a very unsatisfactory reflection of himself in the coarse unflattering mirror which that manufacturer's mind presented to the subtler lights and shadows of his fellow-men; and perhaps his experience ought to have warned him how the scene would end.
    Book 2 — Old and Young (9% in)
  • She simply continued to be mild in her temper, inflexible in her judgment, disposed to admonish her husband, and able to frustrate him by stratagem.
    Finale (46% in)

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