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tr.v. cas·ti·gat·ed, cas·ti·gat·ing, cas·ti·gates
To punish or rebuke severely. See Synonyms at punish.

[Latin castīgāre, castīgāt-, from castus, pure; see kes- in Indo-European roots.]

cas′ti·ga′tion n.
cas′ti·ga′tor n.
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This was a consequence of the aforementioned circumstances, as well as the sheer servility of the young cadres, whose "radicalism" actually manifested itself more in music critique than their own work, against the government in which the post of Minister of Culture was held by the two generations older historian and musicologist Zdenek Nejedly, a member of the Central Committee of the Communist Party of Czechoslovakia, a relentless promoter of Bedrich Smetana and castigator of Antonin Dvorak and Leos Janacek, or the leadership of the Union of Czechoslovak Composers, helmed too by figures who had joined the Communist Party back during the period of the inter-war republic.
Nor can Cicero's republicanism have greatly offended More, who was from his earliest days suspicious of the ever-growing threat of monarchical power (perhaps then in the church as well as in the state), (3) who was later castigator, in the spirit of Sallust and of Augustine himself, of the excesses--the libido dominandi--of Richard
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The former Minister of Education of the federal state Hessen, Karin Wolff (CDU),--a castigator of the IZBB--explained the 'slackening' as follows.
Nestor Bedolido, who was in his 40s and wrote for the weekly Kastigador (Castigator), was slain by a gunman while buying cigarettes at the corner of Rizal and Quezon Avenues in the Southern Philippines' city, reports said.
He is aware of the worst and the possibilities for good in his protagonist and is neither his castigator nor his advocate.
It is no surprise that Alexander Pope, that most venomous castigator of his critics, found congenial sentiments in the House of Fame.