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  • in case you are here for the GRE, check CHASTISE, chastice is the noun form of chastise and it means to punish or criticize harshly.

    February 3, 2015

  • the usual noun form of chastise would be chastisement, alternately the gerund chastising. Chastice is not a word in modern English. Unless you decide it is, say, a name for the hook attached to a rooster's feet in cockfighting.

    February 4, 2015