admonish

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admonish

verb
ad·​mon·​ish | \ ad-ˈmä-nish \
admonished; admonishing; admonishes
transitive verb
1a to indicate duties or obligations to
1b to express warning or disapproval to especially in a gentle, earnest, or solicitous manner
2 to give friendly earnest advice or encouragement to admonished them to be careful
3 to say (something) as advice or a warning

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Frank did not suggest corrections, merely admonishing his students for their writing mistakes, but typically required many rewrites. His students generally benefited from his methods by becoming better writers.

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