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cautioning

adjective

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(Entry 1 of 3)

serving as or offering a warning
  • a cautioning story about how envy can destroy a friendship

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cautioning

noun

Synonyms of cautioning (Entry 2 of 3)

cautioning

verb
present participle of caution

Synonyms & Antonyms of cautioning (Entry 3 of 3)

to give notice to beforehand especially of danger or risk
  • the doctor cautioned that I should still be careful using my sprained wrist for the next several days

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“Cautioning.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/cautioning. Accessed 3 Dec. 2021.

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