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chastise
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Crime and Punishment
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  • Of course, they might have a thrashing sometimes for letting their fancy run away with them and to teach them their place, but no more; in fact, even this isn’t necessary as they castigate themselves, for they are very conscientious: some perform this service for one another and others chastise themselves with their own hands….

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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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