It was a minor rule, rather like rudeness, punishable only by gentle chastisement.
Lily, he decided, would have to learn that soon, or she would be called in for chastisement because of her insensitive chatter.
He waited for his father to chastise Lily.
Fritz was a very awkward child who had been summoned for chastisement again and again.
He kept turning his head and glancing back at Jonas until the group leader had to give him a silent chastisement, a motion to sit still and face forward.
Jonas said the standard phrase automatically, and tried to pay better attention while his mother told of a dream fragment, a disquieting scene where she had been chastised for a rule infraction she didn’t understand.
We hoped, also, that he would present himself promptly for chastisement, and he has always done so.
Jonas remembered, suddenly and grimly, the time in his childhood when he had been chastised for misusing a word.
They would think him inconsiderate and they would plan to chastise him, later.
"In fact," the Chief Elder continued, chuckling a little herself, "we even gave a little thought to some retroactive chastisement for the one who had been Asher’s Instructor of Threes so long ago.
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She said the United Nations resolution amounted to chastising Israel for wanting to exist.