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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - A summons issued after the filing of a libel or claim directing all parties concerned to show cause why the judgment asked for should not be granted; Cautionary advice about something imminent (especially imminent danger); A firm rebuke.

Usage examples (34)
  • The judge instructed him to purge himself with the aid of five neighbors, and issued a new monition.
  • She kept silence, with a look of superiority to all monition.
  • Why, what would be the answer of the rustic to this nonsensical monition?
  • In what way, by the aid of what nervous mechanism, was the startling monition conveyed? for more
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