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Word: chasten

Definition: discipline; punish in order to correct; CF. castigate


More Vocab Words

::: glacial - like a glacier; of an ice age; extremely cold; Ex. glacial epoch; CF. iceberg
::: threadbare - worn through till the threads show; shabby and poor; hackneyed; Ex. threadbare excuses
::: mayhem - injury to body; crime of willfully maiming or crippling a person; violent disorder; Ex. mayhem in the zoo; CF. maim
::: redress - remedy; compensation; Ex. seek redress for the damage to your car; V: put right; remedy or rectify (a wrong); make amends for
::: supposititious - assumed; counterfeit; hypothetical
::: flair - talent
::: surmount - overcome
::: minuscule - (miniscule) extremely small
::: juridical - of the law and its administration; CF. judicial: of courts of law; CF. judiciary
::: beguile - deceive; mislead or delude; cheat; pass time pleasantly; charm or attract; Ex. beguiling smile