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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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adj. - Containing warning of punishment.

Usage examples (18)
  • "She has gone after him," stated Fyne in comminatory tones.
  • So the instruments were tuned and the comminatory verses sung.
  • But presently Arran began to suspect that the portrait was not as comminatory as he could have wished.
  • Many inscriptions, comminatory or exhortatory, written in books and directed to readers, have been commemorated in "N. & Q." for more
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