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Chastising

Synonyms:

verb
disapproving
admonishing, chastening, chiding, condemning, denigrating, deprecating, disapproving, disparaging, upbraiding, Blaming, Castigating, Censuring, Defaming, Defiling, Denouncing, Deriding, Discrediting, Renouncing, Reproaching, Vilifying, criticizing, scorning.
penalizing
abating, judging, punishing, Burdening, Deducting, Disciplining, Discounting, Encumbering, Fining, Forfeiting, Handicapping, Correcting, penalizing.
punishing
agonizing, avenging, confining, distressing, executing, trying, Afflicting, Imprisoning, Incarcerating, Keelhauling, Persecuting, Pillorying, Sentencing, Crucifying, anguishing, lambasting, reprising.
Examples of usage:
  1. " I was not thinking of them," said Hilton, warmly, " but of chastising a scoundrel who seems determined to be thrashed." – One Maid's Mischief by George Manville Fenn
  2. Bowling, and Alexander Bowling, rode into Moulton on that day for the purpose of chastising the bar- keeper at McCord's tavern, whose name is Cowan, for an alleged insult offered by him to the father of young Walton. – The Anti-Slavery Examiner, Omnibus by American Anti-Slavery Society
  3. Some of the most zealous of the pilgrims were for chastising this insolence with the powder and ball, according to the approved mode of discoverers; but the sage Oloffe gave them the significant sign of St. Nicholas, laying his finger beside his nose and winking hard with one eye; whereupon his followers perceived that there was something sagacious in the wind. – Knickerbocker's History of New York, Complete by Washington Irving
  4. In vain did my imagination flatter me with schemes of future happiness: surly reason always interposed, and in a moment overthrew the unsubstantial fabric, by chastising the extravagance of my hope, and representing my unhappy situation in the right point of view. – The Adventures of Roderick Random by Tobias Smollett
  5. Mentally chastising himself for trying to find in Maddy's head an idea which evidently never was there, he began to speak of her proposition of leave, saying he should not suffer it, Jessie needed her and she must stay. – Aikenside by Mary J. Holmes

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