ADMONISH in a Sentence

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 Meanings and Examples of ADMONISH
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admonish
 v.  warn; counsel someone against something to be avoided
Classic Sentence:
1  She broke down again directly she caught sight of her Enyusha, but her husband had no need to admonish her; she made haste to wipe away her tears herself, for fear of spotting her shawl.
Fathers and Children By Ivan Sergeevich Turgenev
Get Context   In CHAPTER XX
2  The old count began irresolutely to admonish Nicholas and beg him to abandon his purpose.
War and Peace(V3) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 7: CHAPTER XIII
3  In this strain Mrs. Trenor continued for nearly an hour to admonish her friend.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 1: Chapter 7
4  "You're letting your supper get cold," she admonished him with a pale gleam of gaiety.
Ethan Frome By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In VII
5  She was delighted when Miles, speaking as one man to another, admonished Hugh, "I wouldn't stand them skirts if I was you."
Main Street By Sinclair Lewis
Get Context   In CHAPTER XX
6  Heyward would gladly have heard more, but a gentle push from his friend urged him toward the door, and admonished him of the danger that might attend the discovery of their intercourse.
The Last of the Mohicans By James Fenimore Cooper
Get Context   In CHAPTER 24
7  He promised a continuance of his favors, and admonished them to be grateful.
The Last of the Mohicans By James Fenimore Cooper
Get Context   In CHAPTER 27
8  Once or twice he felt induced to give the order for a rush, and to attempt the village by surprise; but his experience quickly admonished him of the danger of so useless an experiment.
The Last of the Mohicans By James Fenimore Cooper
Get Context   In CHAPTER 32
9  They admonished him to be kind to her, and to have consideration for her ignorance of those arts which were so necessary to the comfort of a warrior like himself.
The Last of the Mohicans By James Fenimore Cooper
Get Context   In CHAPTER 33
10  "Hush, hush," she was admonished.
Between the Acts (1941) By Virginia Woolf
Get Context   In Unit 10
11  When they arrived at the office, he was shut up in a little room by himself, and admonished by Mr. Bumble to stay there, until he came back to fetch him.
Oliver Twist By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER III
12  It spoke much for the depth of Mrs. Trenor's friendship that her voice, in admonishing Miss Bart, took the same note of personal despair as if she had been lamenting the collapse of a house-party.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 1: Chapter 7
13  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.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 46. Surmises.
14  God will punish you, she said admonishingly, turning to Pierre.
War and Peace(V2) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 5: CHAPTER XIII
Example Sentence:
1  I would again admonish the reader carefully to consider the nature of our doctrine.
2  The ethics committee may take a decision to admonish him or to censure him.
3  The coach admonished the girls for being lazy.
4  They admonished me for taking risks with my health.
5  He admonished his friend not to be late for work.
6  His mother admonished him for eating too quickly.