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synonyms for chastise

  • berate
  • castigate
  • censure
  • flog
  • lash
  • punish
  • upbraid
  • baste
  • beat
  • chasten
  • correct
  • pummel
  • ream
  • scourge
  • spank
  • thrash
  • whip
  • chew out
  • climb all over
  • ferule
  • lay into
  • lean on
  • skelp
  • slap down
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antonyms for chastise

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  • compliment
  • laud
  • praise
  • aid
  • assist
  • guard
  • help
  • lose
  • protect
  • surrender
  • cheer
  • comfort
  • encourage
  • forgive
  • inspirit
  • promote
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How to use chastise in a sentence

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.
NIKOLE HANNAH-JONES HASN’T STARTED TEACHING AT HOWARD YET. BUT ALREADY, SHE’S IMPARTING LESSONS.THERESA VARGASJULY 7, 2021WASHINGTON POST
Many on the right are chastising critical race theory and challenging whether such a thing as systemic racism exists.
A WELL-WORN ARGUMENT ABOUT RACE, INTELLIGENCE AND VIOLENCETHEODORE JOHNSONJUNE 25, 2021WASHINGTON POST
Hunt’s cousin, William Spencer, chastised Welker in a private letter.
OUR POLITICS IS NO UGLIER OR MORE DYSFUNCTIONAL THAN IN THE PASTKYLE LONGLEYMAY 14, 2021WASHINGTON POST
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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A husband cannot chastise his wife, but he may use force to restrain her from committing a violent criminal wrong.
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And therefore he never withdraweth his mercy from us: but though he chastise his people with adversity he forsaketh them not.
THE BIBLE, DOUAY-RHEIMS VERSIONVARIOUS
Fearing for the safety of Galway, Sidney prepared to chastise the rebels in person.
IRELAND UNDER THE TUDORS, VOL. II (OF 3)RICHARD BAGWELL
My opinion was that half a dozen lackeys should be sent to chastise monsieur, but mademoiselle decided otherwise.
THE LIGHT THAT LURESPERCY BREBNER
He would have given much to be able to chastise the insolent Englishman then and there.
THE BRONZE EAGLEEMMUSKA ORCZY, BARONESS ORCZY
The employer set about raising a party strong enough to return to the trapping grounds, chastise the hostiles and resume business.
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WORDS RELATED TO CHASTISE

  • chasten
  • chastise
  • come back at
  • even the score
  • get back at
  • get even
  • payback
  • punish
  • redress
  • repay
  • requite
  • retribute
  • revenge
  • stick it to
  • take satisfaction
  • take vengeance
  • venge
  • vindicate
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