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chastise
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Wuthering Heights
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  • 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.’
  • ’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.

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  • She said the United Nations resolution amounted to chastising Israel for wanting to exist.
  • She chastised him for his insensitive remarks.

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