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chas·tise

 (chăs-tīz′, chăs′tīz′)
tr.v. chas·tised, chas·tis·ing, chas·tis·es
1. To punish, as for wrongdoing. See Synonyms at punish.
2. To criticize severely; reprimand or rebuke.
3. Archaic To purify.

[Middle English chastisen, alteration of chasten, chastien; see chasten.]

chas·tis′a·ble adj.
chas·tise′ment (chăs-tīz′mənt, chăs′tĭz-) n.
chas·tis′er n.
References in classic literature ?
I have been well chastised for it, and God is extraordinarily just.
In being compelled to labor, not for himself, but for a master; in being vendible by one master to another master; and in being subject at all times to be restrained in his liberty and chastised in his body, by the capricious will of another -- the slave may appear to be degraded from the human rank, and classed with those irrational animals which fall under the legal denomination of property.
I took this as a direct disproof of his having really been chastised. If he had been wicked he would have "caught" it, and I should have caught it by the rebound--I should have found the trace.
"When people find out you're a Christian, there is always a bit of banter but I've never been chastised for it."
Summary: New York [USA], Dec 21 (ANI): Taking cognisance of the mushrooming menace of terrorism across the world, India, in a veiled attack, chastised Pakistan and China for mainstreaming and supporting world-recognised terrorists.
I find myself chastised by you, and you are quite right."
Famagusta mayor Alexis Galanos has chastised foreign embassies for not attending the Cyprus Theatre Organisation's (THOC) performance of Hippolytus by Euripides at ancient Salamis in the north at the weekend.
An aide to Frank indicated there may be House support for the merger, and cited a recent report by a House Financial Services subcommittee that chastised the two agencies for failing to coordinate in the lead-up to the collapse of futures commission merchant MF Global Inc.
The Apprentice boss, 64, who was the Labour government's enterprise tsar, said banks were being unfairly "chastised" for lending responsibly.
Lord Sugar, 64, who was the Labour government's enterprise tsar, said that banks were being unfairly "chastised" for lending responsibly.
Summary: BEIRUT: The president of the General Labor Confederation, Ghassan Ghosn, chastised the government for environmental neglect Thursday.
the fact that the actions of the american group Project Prevention are being chastised shows the sorry state our country is in.