To warn or notify of a fault; to reprove gently or
kindly, but seriously; to exhort.
- To indicate duties or obligations. To express warning or disapproval to ecspecially in a gentle, earnest, or solicitious manner.
- to give friendly earnest advice or encouragement to.
to metaphorically beat one with a stick, this is a phrase that usually follows a correction or update of popular philosophy
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