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  • 1 reproof — [[t]rɪpru͟ːf[/t]] reproofs N VAR If you say or do something in reproof, you say or do it to show that you disapprove of what someone has done or said. [FORMAL] She raised her eyebrows in reproof... They spoke in tones of gentle reproof. ...a… …

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  • 2 admonition — /ad meuh nish euhn/, n. 1. an act of admonishing. 2. counsel, advice, or caution. 3. a gentle reproof. 4. a warning or reproof given by an eccleslastical authority. [1350 1400; < L admonition (s. of admonitio); see AD , MONITION; r. late ME… …

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  • 3 Envy (novel) — infobox Book | name = Envy title orig = Зависть translator = image caption = author = Yury Olesha illustrator = cover artist = country = U.S.S.R. language = Russian series = genre = publisher = release date = 1927 english release date = media… …

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  • 4 Bibliolatry — is the worship of the Bible or any other text. The word is a portmanteau of the Greek words biblion (book) and latria (worship), and though it may also refer to an extreme devotion to books in general, it is more often used as a derogatory… …

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  • 5 admonition — n. 1. Hint of a fault, gentle reproof, mild censure, slight rebuke, remonstrance. 2. Advice, counsel, caution, warning, monition, instruction, reminder …

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  • 6 admonition — ad•mo•ni•tion [[t]ˌæd məˈnɪʃ ən[/t]] n. 1) an act of admonishing 2) counsel, advice, or caution 3) a gentle reproof • Etymology: 1350–1400; late ME amonicioun < AF < L admonitiō; see ad , monition …

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  • 7 admonition — /ædməˈnɪʃən/ (say admuh nishuhn) noun 1. the act of admonishing. 2. counsel or advice. 3. gentle reproof; caution. {Latin admonitio; replacing Middle English amonicioun, from Old French} …

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  • 8 ad|mo|ni|tion — «AD muh NIHSH uhn», noun. 1. an admonishing; gentle reproof or warning: »He received an admonition from his teacher for not doing his homework. Now all these things…are written for our admonition (I Corinthians 10:11). 2. counsel; recommendation …

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  • 9 Admonition — Ad mo*ni tion, n. [OE. amonicioun, OF. amonition, F. admonition, fr. L. admonitio, fr. admonere. See {Admonish}.] Gentle or friendly reproof; counseling against a fault or error; expression of authoritative advice; friendly caution or warning.… …

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  • 10 reprove — reprove, rebuke, reprimand, admonish, reproach, chide can all mean to criticize adversely, especially in order to warn of or to correct a fault. To reprove is to blame or censure, often kindly or without harshness and usually in the hope of… …

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  • 11 Prick — Prick, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Pricked}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Pricking}.] [AS. prician; akin to LG. pricken, D. prikken, Dan. prikke, Sw. pricka. See {Prick}, n., and cf. {Prink}, {Prig}.] 1. To pierce slightly with a sharp pointed instrument or… …

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  • 12 Pricked — Prick Prick, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Pricked}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Pricking}.] [AS. prician; akin to LG. pricken, D. prikken, Dan. prikke, Sw. pricka. See {Prick}, n., and cf. {Prink}, {Prig}.] 1. To pierce slightly with a sharp pointed instrument or… …

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  • 13 Pricking — Prick Prick, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Pricked}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Pricking}.] [AS. prician; akin to LG. pricken, D. prikken, Dan. prikke, Sw. pricka. See {Prick}, n., and cf. {Prink}, {Prig}.] 1. To pierce slightly with a sharp pointed instrument or… …

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  • 14 admonition — noun Etymology: Middle English amonicioun, from Anglo French amonicion, from Latin admonition , admonitio, from admonēre Date: 14th century 1. gentle or friendly reproof 2. counsel or warning against fault or oversight …

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  • 15 Child discipline — is the set of rules, rewards and punishments administered to teach self control, increase desirable behaviors and decrease undesirable behaviors in children. In its most general sense, discipline refers to systematic instruction given to a… …

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  • 16 The King Must Die — infobox Book | name = The King Must Die title orig = translator = image caption = Cover of the 1988 paperback edition author = Mary Renault illustrator = cover artist = country = United Kingdom language = English series = genre = Historical novel …

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  • 17 Claimed Messianic prophecies of Jesus — Jesus of Nazareth is universally accepted as the Messiah by Christians. However, mainstream Jews do not regard him as their Messiah because he failed to fulfill the temporal interpretations of the Bible. Christians believe that Jesus has… …

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  • 18 Rhinemaidens (Wagner) — The Rhinemaidens are the three water nymphs ( Rheintöchter or Rhine daughters ) who appear in Richard Wagner s opera cycle Der Ring Des Nibelungen . Their individual names are Woglinde, Wellgunde and Flosshilde, although they are generally… …

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  • 19 Eliza Courtney — Infobox Person name = Eliza Courtney image size = caption = birth name = birth date = birth date|1792|2|10 birth place = Aix en Provence death date = death date and age|1859|5|2|1792|2|10 death place = Norwood, Surrey death cause = resting place …

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  • 20 Sermons of Dean Swift — Jonathan Swift, as Dean of St. Patrick s Cathedral in Dublin, produced many sermons during his tenure from 1713 to 1745. [Mason] Although Swift is better known today for his works such as Gulliver s Travels , A Tale of a Tub , or the Drapier s… …

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