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warning

noun admonitio, admonition, alarm, alert, caution, caveat, commination, contraindication, foreshadow, monition, monitus, notice of danger, omen, portent, presage, prognostic, symptom, threat, ultimatum
Associated concepts: adequate warning, ample warning, duty to warn, failure to warn, proper warning, sufficient warning, timely warning, warning attached to a products label
See also: admonition, advice, caveat, clue, deterrent, forerunner, harbinger, hortative, indication, indicator, intelligence, news, notification, precaution, precursor, premonition, remonstrance, remonstrative, reprimand, symptom, threat, tip, ultimatum
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Because if you care much about riches, you will never go and marry a poor man," said Jo, frowning at Laurie, who was mutely warning her to mind what she said.
Twould be neglecting a warning that is given for our good to lie hid any longer," said Hawkeye "when such sounds are raised in the forest.
Then a whistle would toot, and across the curtain of the theater would come a little engine with a carload of something to be dumped into one of the receptacles; and then another whistle would toot, down by the stage, and another train would back up--and suddenly, without an instant's warning, one of the giant kettles began to tilt and topple, flinging out a jet of hissing, roaring flame.
Let it be, then, our present occupation to inquire and endeavor to ascertain the causes first put in operation at the period of our commemoration, and already productive of such magnificent effects; to examine with reiterated care and minute attention the characters of those men who gave the first impulse to a new series of events in the history of the world; to applaud and emulate those qualities of their minds which we shall find deserving of our admiration; to recognize with candor those features which forbid approbation or even require censure, and, finally, to lay alike their frailties and their perfections to our own hearts, either as warning or as example.
The governor again bade him beware of what he was doing, as the licentiate was beyond a doubt still mad; but all his cautions and warnings were unavailing to dissuade the chaplain from taking him away.
In spite of the warnings shouted to those who were rushing upon the bridge, not a soul went back.
In advising me that I must not leave the boundaries of the city Sola had explained that Woola would prevent this anyway should I attempt it, and she warned me most urgently not to arouse his fierce nature by ignoring his warnings should I venture too close to the forbidden territory.
Often they would come racing through the trees to her side to announce the near presence of antelope or giraffe, or with excited warnings of the proximity of Sheeta or Numa.
Into the details of the infamy at which I thus connived (for even now I can scarce grant that I committed it) I have no design of entering; I mean but to point out the warnings and the successive steps with which my chastisement approached.
The weather is getting colder every hour, and there are snow flurries which come and go as warnings.
He recalled, all at once, the warnings of Lord de Winter, the seductions of Milady, her first attempts after her arrival.
These are interpreted by the superstitious Indians into warnings that strangers are at hand; and one accidental coincidence, like the chance fulfillment of an almanac prediction, is sufficient to cover a thousand failures.