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Admonish - (Webster's 1828 Dictionary)

ADMON'ISH, v.t. [L. admoneo, ad and moneo, to teach, warn, admonish.]

1. To warn or notify of a fault; to reprove with mildness.

Count him not as an enemy, but admonish him as a brother. 2 Th 3.

2. To counsel against wrong practices; to caution or advise.

Admonish one another in psalms and hymns. Col 3.

3. To instruct or direct.

Moses was admonished of God, when he was about to make the tabernacle. Heb 8.

4. In ecclesiastical affairs, to reprove a member of the church for a fault, either publicly or privately; the first step of church discipline. It is followed by of, or against; as, to admonish of a fault committed, or against committing a fault. It has a like use in colleges.

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