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Word: chasten

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


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::: economy - efficiency or conciseness in using something; thrifty management of resources
::: prolixity - tedious wordiness; verbosity; ADJ. prolix: wordy; verbose; diffuse
::: cubicle - small chamber used for sleeping or work
::: terminus - last stop of railroad; end
::: cardinal - chief; most important; N: priest; cardinal number: number that shows quantity rather thatn order
::: composure - mental calmness
::: surly - bad-tempered; rude; cross
::: arraign - charge in court; indict
::: adhere - stick fast; be a devotd follower; N. adhesion: adhering; devotion; loyality
::: hegemony - dominance especially of one nation over others