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ad•mon•i•to•ry(ædˈmɒn ɪˌtɔr i, -ˌtoʊr i)
tending or serving to admonish; warning.
[1585–95; < Medieval Latin]
|Adj.||1.||admonitory - serving to warn; "shook a monitory finger at him"; "an exemplary jail sentence"|
dissuasive - deterring from action; "dissuasive advice"; "made a slight dissuasive gesture with her hand"
|2.||admonitory - expressing reproof or reproach especially as a corrective|