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Word: chasten

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


More Vocab Words

::: implausible - unlikely (to be true); unbelievable; Ex. implausible alibi
::: vigilant - watchful; on the alert; watchfully awake; alert to spot danger; N. vigilance
::: metaphysical - pertaining to speculative philosophy; of metaphysics; N. metaphysics: branch of philosophy that examines the nature of reality
::: centrifugal - radiating; departing from the center
::: annals - records arranged in yearly parts; history
::: breach - breaking of contract or duty; fissure or gap; opening; V.
::: prehensile - capable of grasping or holding (esp. by wrapping around); Ex. prehensile tails
::: tout - promote or publicize (one's goods or service); praise excessively (as a form of advertisement); CF. advertise
::: culprit - one guilty of a crime
::: inerrancy - infallibility