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Castigate   Listen
verb
Castigate  v. t.  (past & past part. castigated; pres. part. castigating)  
1.
To punish by stripes; to chastise by blows; to chasten; also, to chastise verbally; to reprove; to criticise severely.
2.
To emend; to correct. (Obs.)






Collaborative International Dictionary of English 0.48








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"Castigate" Quotes from Famous Books



... goats' shed; I was merely one of the natives, a Norwegian, who had but to accept the ways of the mighty tourists. But they themselves belonged to that nation of gamblers, coachmen, and vice which one day the wholesome Gothic soul will castigate ...
— Look Back on Happiness • Knut Hamsun



Words linked to "Castigate" :   remonstrate, objurgate, reproof, castigation, dress down, rag, chide, correct, chasten, take to task, lecture, chew out, penalize, lambaste, jaw, penalise, chew up, berate



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