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I came here with the intention of giving you a castigation for your impertinent mention of a lady.
ALONEMARION HARLAND
And forthwith were summoned the two burly officials whose unpopular duty it was to administer castigation.
JACK HARKAWAY'S BOY TINKER AMONG THE TURKSBRACEBRIDGE HEMYNG
After this castigation he spent the night in the crypt, fasting and barefooted.
THE CATHEDRAL CHURCH OF CANTERBURY [2ND ED.].HARTLEY WITHERS
And when that shallow charlatan sneered at him in print, he left to Boileau the castigation that was so thoroughly given.
THE STONES OF PARIS IN HISTORY AND LETTERS, VOLUME I (OF 2)BENJAMIN ELLIS MARTIN
The timely castigation had been administered by a police-officer appointed to superintend the funeral.
HARPER'S NEW MONTHLY MAGAZINE, NO. VII, DECEMBER 1850, VOL. IIVARIOUS
Are there not men above the class of wife-beaters who indulge in fault-finding, "nagging," and other forms of tongue-castigation?
HOW TO BE HAPPY THOUGH MARRIEDE. J. HARDY.
I have written a castigation of Brougham for the Leader, and shall be glad if your sympathy goes along with it.
GEORGE ELIOT'S LIFE, VOL. I (OF 3)GEORGE ELIOT
The stick, like Indra's spear, returned to its owner's hand on the completion of the innkeeper's castigation.
TRADITIONS, SUPERSTITIONS AND FOLK-LORECHARLES HARDWICK
We venture even to administer reproof and castigation, where, perhaps, we had venerated almost to idolatry.
BLACKWOOD'S EDINBURGH MAGAZINE, VOLUME 67, NO. 411, JANUARY 1850VARIOUS
The punishment inflicted is usually a severe castigation, and the destruction by fire of his cabin.
AUDUBON AND HIS JOURNALS, VOL. 2MARIA R. AUDUBON
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WORDS RELATED TO CASTIGATION

  • affliction
  • castigation
  • chastisement
  • correction
  • damnation
  • infliction
  • manifestation
  • misfortune
  • mortification
  • punishment
  • retribution
  • visitation
  • castigation
  • censure
  • chiding
  • dressing-down
  • going-over
  • harangue
  • moralism
  • preaching
  • preachment
  • rebuke
  • reprimand
  • reproof
  • scolding
  • sermon
  • talking-to
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