Thesaurus / castigate

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Judge Walker seemed to agree, castigating the state throughout his decision.
Because, like Eliot Spitzer, if Falwell had not been outed, you can bet he’d be castigating people publicly for that which he enjoyed privately.
WHO AMONG US HAS NOT SEDUCED THE POOL BOY?EUGENE ROBINSONAUGUST 30, 2020OZY
Except for Forster and other pupils of Oughtred who urged him on to castigate Delamain, the controversy might never have arisen.
It is a new road to happiness, if you have strength enough to castigate a little the various impulses that sway you in turn.
WINDS OF DOCTRINEGEORGE SANTAYANA
Others tried to use the disasters to castigate the sins of society.
MEDIEVAL PEOPLEEILEEN EDNA POWER
I thought to castigate a libertine, and I have been, I fear, lacerating the heart of a true gentleman!
BY BIRTH A LADYGEORGE MANVILLE FENN
I had to castigate one of the ringleaders myself—Herapath by name, claiming kinship with you, by the way.
THE MASTER OF THE SHELLTALBOT BAINES REED
The company, or companies, of soldiers will be first detailed for the arduous duties of the field to castigate the Indians.
Its declared purpose was "simply to instruct the young, reform the old, correct the town, and castigate the age."
WASHINGTON IRVINGCHARLES DUDLEY WARNER
Spare Byron, who is a Poet—and castigate some popular Versifier.

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