Definitions

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  • v. Present participle of chastise.

Etymologies

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Examples

  • Have not been able to verify if this is legitimate — but, presuming this is not a scam, here is Putin chastising the U.S. for embracing Communism:

    The Volokh Conspiracy » Not a May Day Parade

  • If they continued perverse among themselves and with him, it would be necessary to come with a rod; that is, to exert his apostolical power in chastising them, by making some examples, and inflicting some diseases and corporal punishments, or by other censures for their faults.

    Commentary on the Whole Bible Volume VI (Acts to Revelation)

  • Yaqub recalled chastising her for spending $250 on a Dior bracelet when she could have purchased a knockoff for $10.

    AltWeeklies.com Site Feed

  • For instance, if she feels you overindulge her children and corrects you on this score, is she "chastising" you or merely asking you to respect her values?

    Ask Amy

  • Yet, he added that as long as WaMu was profitable, "it has been hard for us to justify doing much more than constantly nagging (okay," chastising ") ... since they have not been really adversely impacted in terms of losses."

    Financial 'Reform' Dodges Big Lessons

  • Don't kid yourself, the DNC is every bit as crooked as the Republicans and they proved that by "chastising" us for not playing by the rules and than making up new rules as the meeting progressed.

    Top Obama VP candidate takes himself out of the running

  • What you are saying is that you accept one writers subjective view of 'chastising' democrats.

    Obama: Let's End "Divisive Politics And Tit-For-Tat"

  • To accept such a challenge, in such a moment, was dangerous, but to refuse it was disgraceful; and while Arthur’s blood boiled at the idea of chastising an insolent rival, he was not a little pleased at heart that then meeting on horseback gave him an advantage over the Swiss, through his perfect acquaintance with the practice of the tourney in which Rudolph might be supposed more ignorant.

    Anne of Geierstein

  • When Laloo Prasad finally arrested him BJP withdrew support from the VP Singh government thereby 'chastising' him for attempting the unpardonable.

    Countercurrents.org

  • He said he hoped that the sanctions would be a 'chastising' experience to make the pair

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