cautioning (part of speech: verb)
advising (part of speech: verb)
counseling, guiding, advocating, prompting, recommending, informing, consulting, encouraging, tipping off, briefing, cueing, instructing, suggesting, conferring, notifying, warning, cautioning, advising, directing
disapproving (part of speech: verb)
criticizing, blaming, defiling, disparaging, discrediting, disapproving, chastening, deriding, renouncing, censuring, castigating, defaming, scorning, condemning, upbraiding, denouncing, reproaching, vilifying, chastising, chiding, denigrating, deprecating
dissuading (part of speech: verb)
daunting, discouraging, disinclining, barring, derailing, restraining, diverting, checking, banning, disheartening, preventing, chilling, deflecting, averting, dampening, inhibiting, dissuading, intimidating, deterring, depressing
threatening (part of speech: verb)
- Phineas came close to me, leaning over me with an admonishing forefinger and a mysterious air. - "Simon Dale", Anthony Hope.
- I think at this moment I see my mother before me, reclining on her sofa, and repeating to me some story about Queen Elizabeth and Lord Essex; then telling me, in a languid voice, as she sank back with the exertion, of the blessings of a literary taste, and admonishing me never to read above half an hour at a time for fear of losing my health. - "Pelham, Complete", Edward Bulwer-Lytton Last Updated: March 16, 2009.
- But there was that streak of perversity within, which impelled him to do or say the wrong thing, when at the same time an inner voice was admonishing him to do the opposite. - "The Squatter and the Don", C. Loyal.