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Definitionto scold or criticize
- But they are very much alike: they are spoiled children, and fancy the world was made for their accommodation; and though I humour both, I think a smart chastisement might improve them all the same.'Chapter 10 (45% in)
- 'I know how to chastise children, you see,' said the scoundrel, grimly, as he stooped to repossess himself of the key, which had dropped to the floor.Chapter 27 (50% in)
There are no more uses of "chastise" in Wuthering Heights.
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