Example sentences for: admonition

How can you use “admonition” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • However, the sentence could just as well have appeared in a government report expressing an admonition to keep the numbers secret, based on the fact that numbers of such magnitude would anger the slaves' descendents and on an assumed law to the effect that sufficient provocation caused people to rebel.

  • The admonition, "You become what you behold," has yielded to "You become what you belittle."

  • It would create a powerful incentive (of the kind attacked in Losing Ground ) for people not to work; it would be an attempt to help people who The Bell Curve says can't be helped anyway; and it would certainly violate What It Means to Be a Libertarian 's admonition against forcing people to pay for dubious public goods.

  • On the third pass, recalling Proust's admonition to one of his correspondents that if he'd only had time he would have written a shorter letter, I managed to cut another 200 pages.

  • It immediately achieves an afterlife as metaphor (in addition to yielding the admonition "beware of Greeks bearing gifts").

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