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Word: chasten

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

More Vocab Words

::: discordant - not harmonious; conflicting
::: litigation - lawsuit; N. litigant: one party in a lawsuit; V. litigate
::: creed - system of religious or ethical belief
::: permissive - allowing much freedom; lenient; Ex. permissive society
::: hypocritical - pretending to be virtuous; deceiving; N. hypocrisy: profession of beliefs one does not possess; CF. hypocrite
::: drone - idle person who lives on other people's work; male bee
::: embed - (imbed) enclose; place in something; fix firmly in a surrounding mass
::: facsimile - copy
::: prefatory - introductory; of a preface
::: fancied - imagined; unreal