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ad·mon·ish / ədˈmänish/ • v. [tr.] warn or reprimand someone firmly: she admonished me for appearing at breakfast unshaven. ∎  advise or urge (someone) earnestly: she admonished him to drink no more than one glass of wine. ∎ archaic warn (someone) of something to be avoided: he admonished the people against the evil of such practices. DERIVATIVES: ad·mon·ish·ment n.

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admonish

admonish XIV. ME. amonesten — OF. amonester — Rom. *admonestāre, unexpl. deriv. of L. admonēre, f. AD- + monēre advise (cf. MONITION). The initial syll. was latinized to ad-, and the final syll. became -ish by assoc. with -ISH2.
So admonishment XIII (first a(d)monestement). admonition XIV (first amonicio(u)n).

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admonish

admonishbanish, clannish, mannish, Spanish, tannish, vanish •garnish, tarnish, varnish •replenish, Rhenish •Danish •cleanish, greenish •diminish, finish, Finnish, thinnish •swinish •admonish, astonish, donnish •Cornish •brownish, clownish, townish •buffoonish, cartoonish, soonish •Hunnish, nunnish, punish •maidenish • hoydenish • paganish •womanish • vixenish • kittenish •heathenish •burnish, furnish •longish, strongish •youngish •Lappish, snappish •dampish, scampish, trampish, vampish •sharpish • apish •cheapish, sheepish, steepish •blimpish, impish, wimpish •foppish • waspish • uppish •frumpish, grumpish, lumpish, plumpish •parish •cherish, perish •bearish, fairish, garish, squarish •nightmarish • Irish •moreish, whorish •flourish, nourish •nearish, queerish •sourish •boorish, Moorish •gibberish • Micawberish • vulturish •spiderish • vigorish • vinegarish •tigerish • ogreish • Quakerish •lickerish, liquorice (US licorice) •ochreish (US ocherish) •vapourish (US vaporish) • viperish •spinsterish • Pooterish • amateurish •feverish • liverish • impoverish •minxish • niceish • coarsish • closish

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