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  Definition of Chasten
  1. correct by punishment or discipline
  2. restrain or temper
  3. censure severely; "She chastised him for his insensitive remarks"
Similar Words: tame, subdue, moderate, temper, chastise, castigate, objurgate, correct

 

Hyponyms: flame

 

Derivational Morphology: pique, temper, irritation, biliousness, irritability, peevishness, pettishness, snappishness, surliness, moderator, chiding, scolding, objurgation, tongue-lashing, castigation, earful, bawling out, chewing out, upbraiding, going-over, dressing down, chastisement, correction, chastening

 

 
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