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  • chastize (archaic in British English and rare in American English)

EtymologyEdit

From Old French chastier, from Latin castigo. See also the doublets chasten and castigate and cf. also chaste.

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chastise (third-person singular simple present chastises, present participle chastising, simple past and past participle chastised)

  1. To punish or scold someone.

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