HyperDic: chastise

English > 1 sense of the word chastise:
VERBcommunicationchastise, castigate, objurgate, chasten, correctcensure severely
chastise > pronunciation
Soundschaestay'z
Rhymesactualize ... womanize: 266 rhymes with ayz...
English > chastise: 1 sense > verb 1, communication
Meaningcensure severely.
PatternSomebody ----s somebody
Example"She chastised him for his insensitive remarks"
Synonymscastigate, objurgate, chasten, correct
Narrowerflamecriticize harshly, usually via an electronic medium
Broadercall on the carpet, take to task, rebuke, rag, trounce, lecture, reprimand, jaw, dress down, call down, scold, chide, berate, bawl out, remonstrate, chew out, chew up, have words, lambaste, lambastcensure severely or angrily
Spanishcastigar, corregir, criticar, increpar, rectificar, reñir, reprender
Catalancastigar, increpar, punir
Nounschastisementverbal punishment
chastisementa rebuke for making a mistake

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