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Admoni'tion. n.s. [admonitio, Lat.] The hint of a fault or duty; counsel; gentle reproof.

They must give our teachers leave, for the saving of those souls, to intermingle sometimes. with other more necessary things, admonition concerning these not unnecessary. Hooker.

From this admonition they took only occasion to redouble their fault, and to sleep again; so that, upon a second and third admonition, they had nothing to plead for their unseasonable drowsiness. South's Sermons.

Sources: Hooker, Richard (175) · South, Robert (158)

Attributes: Latin (690) · Noun Substantive (1269)

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