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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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adj. - Serving to warn; Tending to ward off.

Usage examples (35)
  • Atwood recalls the cautionary lessons she was taught at Sunday school in the
  • That is why Sheila and David Rothman have called their cautionary new book The Pursuit of Perfection.
  • Can these tragic deaths serve as 'cautionary' tales as to what can and does happen?
  • I just know she made this as some kind of cautionary tale directed at her new husband, Tony Parker. for more
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