verb (used with object)
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Dissatisfied with a sum he considered “pocket change” for the multibillion-dollar bank, he admonished the SEC for leaving “defrauded investors substantially short-changed.”A fed-up judge condemns the inequities in America’s legal system|Michael Bobelian|February 19, 2021|Washington Post
In one case, a federal judge in Manhattan admonished the NYPD for not having turned over evidence in a case where a man died after being tackled by police outside Yankee Stadium.New York City Paid an NBA Star Millions After an NYPD Officer Broke His Leg. The Officer Paid Little Price.|by Mike Hayes for ProPublica|January 12, 2021|ProPublica
The Obama administration seemed to realize Tuesday that publicly admonishing Russia was not producing the outcome they desired.Capitol Hill to Moscow: Give Edward Snowden Back to the U.S., or Else|Josh Rogin|June 27, 2013|DAILY BEAST
He made an admonishing speech to Wall Street last week, but it was a day late and a trillion dollars short.
Not long before he died, Randy replied to one of my forwarded links by gently admonishing me.
And he gave me a severe and admonishing look before going off on another and more urgent call that waited him.Tramping on Life|Harry Kemp
Jerry nodded an admonishing head in the direction from whence the musical sounds had come.Marjorie Dean College Freshman|Pauline Lester
And so I lay and watched and envied her and them, admonishing sand hoppers between whiles.Where the Pavement Ends|John Russell
Those sudden pangs of the body seemed like over-forward confessors abruptly admonishing him.Under the Rose|Frederic Stewart Isham
“Ruth,” she changed, as the Flying W girl held up an admonishing finger.The Range Boss|Charles Alden Seltzer