Synonyms and Antonyms of castigating
inflicting, involving, or serving as punishment <a castigating task that succeeds in doing nothing more than making the lives of the inmates miserable> Synonyms punitive, chastening, chastising, correcting, correctional, corrective, disciplinary, disciplining, penal, penalizingRelated Words retaliative, retaliatory, retributive, retributory, revengeful; vengeful, wrathfulNear Antonyms compensatory; acquitting, exculpating, exculpatory, exonerating, vindicating; absolving, condoning, pardoning, remitting; commuting, reprievingAntonyms nonpunitive
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