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admonition
used in The Mill on the Floss

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Definition
a warning or bit of advice — such as "Don't drink and drive."
  • "You'll catch it, you know," said Tom, nodding his head in an admonitory manner, and hesitating a little as he took the scissors.
    1.7 — Book 1 Chapter 7 — Enter the Aunts and Uncles (50% in)
  • "Well," said Mr. Riley, in an admonitory, patronizing tone as he patted Maggie on the head, "I advise you to put by the 'History of the Devil,' and read some prettier book.
    1.3 — Book 1 Chapter 3 — Mr. Riley Gives His Advice Concerning.... (32% in)
  • The jarring natures of the two boys effected what Mr. Tulliver's admonition alone might have failed to effect; in spite of Philip's new kindness, and Tom's answering regard in this time of his trouble, they never became close friends.
    2.6 — Book 2 Chapter 6 — A Love-Scene (92% in)
  • "Ay, ay," said uncle Glegg, with admonition which he meant to be kind, "we must look to see the good of all this schooling, as your father's sunk so much money in, now,— 'When land is gone and money's spent, Then learning is most excellent.'
    3.3 — Book 3 Chapter 3 — The Family Council (42% in)
  • He listened to their admonitory talk, when they came to urge on him what he was bound to do for poor Bessy's sake, with averted eyes, that every now and then flashed on them furtively when their backs were turned.
    3.9 — Book 3 Chapter 9 — An Item Added to the Family Register (12% in)

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