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Friday, May 06, 2011

Definitions for premonish

  1. To warn beforehand.

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Citations for premonish
"That would be a terribly long story," Susanna premonished him, shaking her head. Basil Davenport, The Portable Roman Reader
"If you have any design upon the heart of a bonny Scotch lassie, I would premonish you, when you address her, to remember and quote the words of Virgilius." Sir Walter Scott, Waverley, or 'Tis Sixty Years Since
Origin of premonish
Premonish originates in the 1500s, a combination of the English prefix pre-, "before," and admonish.
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