exemplary


exemplary

adjective

Definition of EXEMPLARY

2
serving as or offering a warning <armies have traditionally used public execution as an exemplary punishment for the crime of desertion>
Related Words didactic, moralistic, moralizing; advisory, counseling (or counselling); punishing, punitive

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