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Synonyms for castigate

Verb

1. chastise, castigate, objurgate, chasten, correct, call on the carpet, take to task, rebuke, rag, trounce, reproof, lecture, reprimand, jaw, dress down, call down, scold, chide, berate, bawl out, remonstrate, chew out, chew up, have words, lambaste, lambast
usage: censure severely; "She chastised him for his insensitive remarks"
2. castigate, punish, penalize, penalise
usage: inflict severe punishment on
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