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Word: chasten

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


More Vocab Words

::: metaphysical - pertaining to speculative philosophy; of metaphysics; N. metaphysics: branch of philosophy that examines the nature of reality
::: natty - neatly or smartly dressed; dapper; smart; Ex. natty dresser
::: pungent - stinging; acrid; sharp in taste or smell; (of speech or writing) caustic; N. pungency
::: aspirant - seeker after position or status
::: incredulous - withholding belief; skeptical; showing disbelief
::: tarnish - make or become dull or discolored; N.
::: underscore - underline; emphasize
::: novelty - something new; newness; ADJ. novel: new; original
::: inconsistency - state of being self-contradictory; lack of uniformity or steadiness; ADJ. inconsistent: displaying a lack of consistency; erratic; contradictory; incompatible
::: apocalyptic - prophetic; pertaining to revelations especially of disaster; N. apocalypse