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Admonitory

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Admo'nitory. adj. [admonitorius, Lat.] That which admonishes.

The sentence of reason is either mandatory, shewing what must be done; or else permissive, declaring only what may be done; or, thirdly, admonitory, opening what is the most convenient for us to do. Hooker's Ecclesiastical Polity, b. i.

Sources: Hooker, Richard (175)

Attributes: Adjective (426) · Latin (690)

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