chastise

All Verb Noun
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  • Such men you must honor but chastise those who show any different spirit in politics. Cited from Dio's Rome, Vol. 4, by Cassius Dio
  • It is rather too much to wish to chastise him in my presence. Cited from The Blunderer, by Moliere
  • She chastises him for getting up late when a ship is due.
  • I would have called the fellow out and chastised him to your heart's content! Cited from Capitola The Madcap, by Emma D. E. N. Southworth
  • I should be good for nothing but to chastise others, and not myself! Cited from Les Miserables, by Victor Hugo
  • A few days after he had taken her she had seen him chastise a servant. Cited from The Sheik, by E. M. Hull
  • When thirty-six years of age he chastised his mother, but later became on excellent terms. Cited from Who Was Who: 5000 BC - 1914, Irwin L. Gordon, Ed.
  • He chastised all classes, from his royal master to the most simple.
  • I would chastise you, with all my years upon me, in spite of my white head. Cited from Charlemont, by W. Gilmore Simms
  • He was chastised in the very thing for which he sold himself and his God. Cited from Godliness, by Catherine Booth
  • He cannot find it in his heart to chastise her now. Cited from A Handbook to the Works of Browning (6th ed.), by Mrs. Sutherland Orr
  • Evidently he had given up the idea of further chastising his hired man. Cited from Andy at Yale, by Roy Eliot Stokes
  • Those who do not answer as described above are chastised until the day of judgment.
  • If he run into excess we shall know how to chastise him. Cited from The World's Greatest Books, Vol. I, Ed. by Arthur Mee & J. A. Hammerton
  • He had threatened to chastise them in their own country if they did not bring back their prisoners. Cited from The Great Intendant, by Thomas Chapais
  • He may well think his race favoured of heaven, though heaven chastise them still. Cited from The Tragic Comedians by G. Meredith, v1
  • She was chastised as a girl for being able to "see into the dark."
  • Let thy justice chastise us, but give us not over unto death! Cited from Fre'de'ric Mistral, by Charles Alfred Downer
  • They chastise themselves because they love themselves, as members of the same family insult one another. Cited from Children of the Ghetto, by I. Zangwill [AKA: Israel Zangwill]
  • Ladies, and even the queen herself, chastised their servants with their own hands. Cited from A History of English Prose Fiction, by Bayard Tuckerman
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Meaning of chastise

  • verb Censure severely
    She chastised him for his insensitive remarks