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chastising

adjective

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(Entry 1 of 2)

inflicting, involving, or serving as punishment
  • a chastising lecture on the proper care and feeding of the dog

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chastising

verb
present participle of chastise

Synonyms & Antonyms of chastising (Entry 2 of 2)

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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“Chastising.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/chastising. Accessed 29 Jul. 2021.

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