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chastises

verb
present tense third-person singular of chastise

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1 to criticize (someone) severely or angrily especially for personal failings
  • a cold, distant father who rarely paid attention to his children except to chastise them

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2 to inflict a penalty on for a fault or crime
  • the division of opinion regarding the appropriate way to chastise juvenile perpetrators of adult crimes

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“Chastises.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/chastises. Accessed 29 Nov. 2020.

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