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Definition of Chastising

Chastising
Chastise Chas*tise", v. t. [imp. & p. p. Chastised; p. pr. & vb. n. Chastising.] [OE. chastisen; chastien + ending -isen + modern -ise, ize, L. izare, G. ?. See Chasten.] 1. To inflict pain upon, by means of stripes, or in any other manner, for the purpose of punishment or reformation; to punish, as with stripes. How fine my master is! I am afraid He will chastise me. --Shak. I am glad to see the vanity or envy of the canting chemists thus discovered and chastised. --Boyle. 2. To reduce to order or obedience; to correct or purify; to free from faults or excesses. The gay, social sense, by decency chastised. --Thomson. Syn: See Chasten.

Meaning of Chastising from wikipedia

- Operation Chastise was an attack on German dams carried out on 16–17 May 1943 by Royal Air Force No. 617 Squadron, later called the Dam Busters, using...
- Cuomo threatened to throw a heckler down a flight of stairs at a bar, and chastised him with profanity-laced insults after the man called him Fredo, in reference...
- Baptist preachers after the War. Southern white preachers said: God had chastised them and given them a special mission—to maintain orthodoxy, strict biblicism...
- Ladysmith and take Pretoria. In his writings during the campaign, he chastised British hatred for the Boer, calling for them to be treated with "generosity...
- l'humanité (English: Truth coming from the well armed with her whip to chastise mankind) is an 1896 painting by the French artist Jean-Léon Gérôme. In...
- committed suicide in 1932. Stalin regarded Vasily as spoiled and often chastised his behaviour; as Stalin's son, Vasily nevertheless was swiftly promoted...
- movements while living underground in ****stan. In a 2010 letter, bin Laden chastised followers who had reinterpreted al-tatarrus—an Islamic doctrine meant...
- intentionally humiliated by the president. In January 1995, Mandela heavily chastised him for awarding amnesty to 3,500 police officers just before the election...
- (d. 594) had a similar dream, but instead of being chastised for reading Cicero, he was chastised for learning shorthand. By the late 6th century, the...
- discussion about her email controversy. Hour host Rick Leventhal quickly chastised her comment and ended her feed, continuing the conversation with only...
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