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English adjective: cautionary

1. cautionary warding off


SamplesThe swastika...a very ancient prophylactic symbol occurring among all peoples.


Synonymsprophylactic


Similarprotective


Antonymsunprotective

2. cautionary serving to warn


SamplesShook a monitory finger at him.
An exemplary jail sentence.


Synonymsadmonitory, exemplary, monitory, warning


Similardissuasive


Antonymspersuasive









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