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castigating

adjective

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(Entry 1 of 2)

inflicting, involving, or serving as punishment
  • a castigating task that succeeds in doing nothing more than making the lives of the inmates miserable

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castigating

verb
present participle of castigate

Synonyms & Antonyms of castigating (Entry 2 of 2)

3 to inflict a penalty on for a fault or crime
  • a judge who believes in castigating criminals to the full extent of the law

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“Castigating.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/castigating. Accessed 26 Sep. 2020.

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