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chasten
used in Gone with the Wind

2 uses
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Definition
to decrease confidence by making someone realize they have done poorly

or (archaically): to severely criticize or punish
  • And, as her love for Scarlett and her pride in her were enormous, the chastening process was practically continuous.
    1.2 (7% in)
  • Whom Mammy loved, she chastened.
    1.2 (7% in)

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