premonish

verb
pre·​mon·​ish | \ (ˌ)prē-ˈmä-nish How to pronounce premonish (audio) \
premonished; premonishing; premonishes

Definition of premonish

intransitive verb

archaic : to give warning in advance

First Known Use of premonish

circa 1530, in the meaning defined at transitive sense

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“Premonish.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/premonish. Accessed 24 Feb. 2021.

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