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Word: chasten

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


More Vocab Words

::: charm - quality of pleasing; amulet; action or formula thought to have magical power; spell; V: attract; cast a spell on; bewitch
::: physiological - pertaining to the science of the function of living organisms; N. physiology
::: relinquish - give up something (with reluctance); yield; release; Ex. relinquish power/the claim to the land/his hold on my arm
::: coalition - partnership; league; union of separate political parties
::: incredulous - withholding belief; skeptical; showing disbelief
::: beatitude - blessedness; state of great happiness
::: phenomena - observable facts; subjects of scientific investigation; SG. phenomenon: observable fact; very unusual person, thing, or event; marvel; wonder; CF. phenomenons; ADJ. phenomenal: very unusual; extraordinary; of a phenomenon; Ex. phenomenal strength
::: viable - capable of maintaining life; feasible; practical or workable; Ex. viable scheme
::: desperate - having lost all hope; despairing; reckless and violent because of loss of hope or despair; undertaken as a last resort
::: luminary - celebrity (in a specific field); dignitary; object that gives light (as a celestial body)