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synonyms for chastened

  • penalize
  • abase
  • admonish
  • afflict
  • berate
  • castigate
  • chastise
  • chide
  • cow
  • curb
  • discipline
  • humble
  • objurgate
  • punish
  • rebuke
  • reprehend
  • repress
  • reprimand
  • reproach
  • reprove
  • restrain
  • scold
  • scourge
  • soften
  • subdue
  • tame
  • try
  • upbraid
  • call down
  • exprobate
  • fulminate against
  • have on the carpet
  • rake over the coals
  • take to task
  • tongue-lash
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antonyms for chastened

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  • aid
  • approve
  • comfort
  • compliment
  • encourage
  • exonerate
  • extol
  • flatter
  • forgive
  • help
  • inspirit
  • laud
  • let go
  • praise
  • promote
  • protect
  • release
  • reward
  • animate
  • assist
  • boost
  • cheer
  • embolden
  • honor
  • uplift
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How to use chastened in a sentence

They embrace the challenge wide-eyed, they said, chastened by past disasters, aware of the risks, but bullish on the benefits.
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All were there to celebrate the birth of the New Year, and to "play the game," however chastened they might feel on the morrow.
ANCESTORSGERTRUDE ATHERTON
Julian read the letter many times; he was touched by its delicate and eloquent sorrow—its fine and chastened thoughtfulness.
JULIAN HOMEDEAN FREDERIC W. FARRAR
For the scene between Beaumelle and her maids is substituted another coloquy of similar import but chastened tone.
THE FATAL DOWRYPHILIP MASSINGER
Liosha was in the chastened mood in which she would have dived with him to the depths of the English Channel.
JAFFERYWILLIAM J. LOCKE
Nicuesa's spirit had not been chastened by his unparalleled misfortunes.
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If only Harry had been more chastened by his misfortune the annoyance might have gone too.
TRISTRAM OF BLENTANTHONY HOPE
Then, being chastened, he took a despicable revenge—he stopped the supply.
THE VARMINTOWEN JOHNSON
Oliver left the window and went back toward his bunk, considerably chastened.
YOUNG PEOPLE'S PRIDESTEPHEN VINCENT BENET
For a moment a flash of his old irony marked his face; but he determinedly chastened it down.
TESS OF THE D'URBERVILLESTHOMAS HARDY
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WORDS RELATED TO CHASTENED

  • chastened
  • guilt-ridden
  • repentant
  • sorry
  • birched
  • chastened
  • chastised
  • confined
  • corrected
  • debarred
  • defrocked
  • dismissed
  • executed
  • exiled
  • expelled
  • flogged
  • grounded
  • imprisoned
  • incarcerated
  • lectured
  • penalized
  • reproved
  • scolded
  • sentenced
  • switched
  • whipped
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