chasten

  • 21chasten — v. a. 1. Discipline by affliction, correct, humble, bring low. 2. Purify, refine, render subdued, toned down …

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  • 22chasten — verb (transitive usually passive) to make someone realize that their behaviour is wrong or mistaken: Party workers have returned to their home towns, chastened by their overwhelming defeat …

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  • 23chasten — verb 1) both men were chastened Syn: subdue, humble, cow, squash, deflate, abase; informal flatten, take down a peg or two, put someone in their place, cut down to size, settle someone s hash 2) archaic the Heaven that chastens us See …

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  • 24chasten — v 1. discipline, correct, castigate; admonish, reprimand, reprove, scold, chide, criticize, censure, call down, call on the carpet, take [s.o.] to task, Inf. dress down, Sl. strafe, Sl. chew out, Sl. jump all over; objurgate, excoriate, upbraid,… …

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  • 25chasten — chas·ten …

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  • 26chasten — chas•ten [[t]ˈtʃeɪ sən[/t]] v. t. 1) to inflict suffering or punishment upon to humble or improve 2) to restrain; subdue 3) to rid of excess; refine • Etymology: 1520–30; obs. E chaste (v.) (ME chastien < OF chastier < L castigāre… …

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  • 27chasten — v.tr. 1 (esp. as chastening, chastened adjs.) subdue, restrain (a chastening experience; chastened by his failure). 2 discipline, punish. 3 moderate. Derivatives: chastener n. Etymology: obs. chaste (v.) f. OF chastier f. L castigare CASTIGATE …

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  • 28Chastened — Chasten Chas ten (ch[=a] s n), v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Chastened} ( s nd); p. pr. & vb. n. {Chastening}.] [OE. chastien, OF. Chastier, F. Ch?tier, fr. L. castigare to punish, chastise; castus pure + agere to lead, drive. See {Chaste}, {Act}, and cf …

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  • 29Chastening — Chasten Chas ten (ch[=a] s n), v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Chastened} ( s nd); p. pr. & vb. n. {Chastening}.] [OE. chastien, OF. Chastier, F. Ch?tier, fr. L. castigare to punish, chastise; castus pure + agere to lead, drive. See {Chaste}, {Act}, and cf …

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  • 31Chastise — Chas*tise (ch[a^]s*t[imac]z ; ch[a^]s t[imac]z), v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Chastised} (ch[a^]s*t[imac]zd ); p. pr. & vb. n. {Chastising}.] [OE. chastisen; chastien + ending isen + modern ise, ize, L. izare, Gr. i zein. See {Chasten}.] 1. To inflict… …

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  • 32Chastised — Chastise Chas*tise (ch[a^]s*t[imac]z ; ch[a^]s t[imac]z), v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Chastised} (ch[a^]s*t[imac]zd ); p. pr. & vb. n. {Chastising}.] [OE. chastisen; chastien + ending isen + modern ise, ize, L. izare, Gr. i zein. See {Chasten}.] 1. To… …

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  • 33Chastising — Chastise Chas*tise (ch[a^]s*t[imac]z ; ch[a^]s t[imac]z), v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Chastised} (ch[a^]s*t[imac]zd ); p. pr. & vb. n. {Chastising}.] [OE. chastisen; chastien + ending isen + modern ise, ize, L. izare, Gr. i zein. See {Chasten}.] 1. To… …

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  • 35punish — I (Roget s IV) v. Syn. discipline, correct, chastise, chasten, castigate, penalize, sentence, train, reprove, scold, lecture, fine, incarcerate, imprison, immure, expel, execute, exile, behead, hang, electrocute, dismiss, disbar, disbench,… …

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  • 36chastise — (v.) c.1300, chastisen, from O.Fr. chastiier (12c.) to warn, advise, instruct; chastize, admonish; punish; dominate, tame (Mod.Fr. chátier), from L. castigare to set or keep right, to reprove, chasten, to punish, lit. to make pure (see CASTIGATE… …

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  • 37Castigate — Cas ti*gate, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Castigated}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Castigating}.] [L. castigatus, p. p. of castigare to correct, punish; castus pure, chaste + agere to move, drive. See {Caste}, and cf. {Chasten}.] 1. To punish by stripes; to… …

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  • 38Castigated — Castigate Cas ti*gate, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Castigated}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Castigating}.] [L. castigatus, p. p. of castigare to correct, punish; castus pure, chaste + agere to move, drive. See {Caste}, and cf. {Chasten}.] 1. To punish by stripes;… …

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  • 39Castigating — Castigate Cas ti*gate, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Castigated}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Castigating}.] [L. castigatus, p. p. of castigare to correct, punish; castus pure, chaste + agere to move, drive. See {Caste}, and cf. {Chasten}.] 1. To punish by stripes;… …

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  • 40Punish — Pun ish, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Punished}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Punishing}.] [OE. punischen, F. punir, from L. punire, punitum, akin to poena punishment, penalty. See {Pain}, and { ish}.] 1. To impose a penalty upon; to afflict with pain, loss, or… …

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