Synonyms and Antonyms of chastises
- a cold, distant father who rarely paid attention to his children except to chastise them
abuses, assails, attacks, bad-mouths, blames, blasts, censures, condemns, criticizes, crucifies, denounces, disses [slang], excoriates, faults, harangues, knocks, laces (into), lashes, pans, reprehends, reviles, scourges, slams, vituperates
- the division of opinion regarding the appropriate way to chastise juvenile perpetrators of adult crimes
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