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It’s quite revealing how Ann Coulter chastised the Clinton camp for branding Paula Jones trailer trash, only to turn around and call her trailer trash when she posed for Playboy.

So, I accepted the job, packed up my life and moved to a new city, feeling grateful for the opportunity and chastising myself for not asking for even a tiny, ego-preserving salary bump.

Many on the right are chastising critical race theory and challenging whether such a thing as systemic racism exists.

Hunt’s cousin, William Spencer, chastised Welker in a private letter.

Harvard professor Cornel West and his co-author chastised Howard’s removal of their classics department, deeming it a “spiritual catastrophe.”

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When it appears it is largely used to chastise transsexuals and to promote celibacy.

We ask our celebrities to pour their hearts out, and then chastise them if they stain our buttoned-up shirts.

Various social-media sites and platforms have begun to chastise the new sports darling for, of all things, the upkeep of her hair.

A husband cannot chastise his wife, but he may use force to restrain her from committing a violent criminal wrong.

And therefore he never withdraweth his mercy from us: but though he chastise his people with adversity he forsaketh them not.

Fearing for the safety of Galway, Sidney prepared to chastise the rebels in person.

My opinion was that half a dozen lackeys should be sent to chastise monsieur, but mademoiselle decided otherwise.

He would have given much to be able to chastise the insolent Englishman then and there.


On this page you'll find 61 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to chastise, such as: berate, castigate, censure, flog, lash, and punish.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.