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Word: chasten

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


More Vocab Words

::: impertinent - insolent; rude; not pertinent; N. impertinence
::: integrate - make whole; combine; make into one unit
::: intrude - put or force in without being asked; trespass; enter as an uninvited person; Ex. intrude one's own opinion into the report; CF. thrust in
::: unprepossessing - unattractive
::: accelerate - move faster
::: visage - face; appearance
::: gargantuan - huge; enormous; gigantic; CF. the hero of Gargantua and Pantagruel
::: perpetrate - commit an offense; do (something wrong)
::: cascade - small waterfall
::: stoop - bend forward and down; lower or debase oneself; fall to a lower standard of behavior by doing something; condescend; Ex. stoop to lying