EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR CASTIGATE
The woman grasped a clothes-stick with which she proposed to castigate her niece.
If only I were not a woman, I might castigate you as you deserve!
Others tried to use the disasters to castigate the sins of society.
I had to castigate one of the ringleaders myself—Herapath by name, claiming kinship with you, by the way.
Its declared purpose was "simply to instruct the young, reform the old, correct the town, and castigate the age."
I will whip the woman, I mean the child—no, I mean the dog; in fact, I will castigate all three of them.
I thought to castigate a libertine, and I have been, I fear, lacerating the heart of a true gentleman!
Spare Byron, who is a Poet—and castigate some popular Versifier.
I am the Judge who wishes to castigate this system by making use of its own defects, to make war on it by flattering it.
The company, or companies, of soldiers will be first detailed for the arduous duties of the field to castigate the Indians.
RELATED WORDS AND SYNONYMS FOR CASTIGATE
- dress down
- give a talking-to
- jump on
- keep aft
- lay down the law
- light into
- put down
- rake over the coals
- take to task
- tell off