Chastise – meaning of the word and example

To criticise someone severely. (Cambridge Dictionary)

To censure severely: Castigate. (Merriam – Webster)

If you chastise someone, you speak to them angrily or punish them for something wrong that they have done. (Collins Dictionary)

Rebuke or reprimand severely. (Oxford Dictionaries)


Chasten and Chastise.


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