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admonishes

verb
present tense third-person singular of admonish

Synonyms & Antonyms of admonishes

1 to criticize (someone) usually gently so as to correct a fault
  • admonished her for littering

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“Admonishes.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/admonishes. Accessed 17 Jan. 2022.

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