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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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To make someone realize that their behaviour was wrong or mistaken. To correct using punishment or suffering.

Usage examples (36)
  • The gorilla will chasten its young if it leaves the tree.
  • Verb (used with object) : Age has chastened his violent temper
  • Him you chasten, that is he!
  • "If thou art rebellious, Masanath, I must chasten thee." for more
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