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::: chasten - discipline; punish in order to correct; CF. castigate
::: pyromaniac - person with an insane desire to set things on fire
::: pastiche - imitation of another's style in musical composition or in writing; work of art openly imitating the works of other artists
::: fluted - having vertical parallel grooves (as in a pillar); V. flute: make long parallel inward curves in; N. flute: long rounded groove incised on the shaft of a column
::: sententious - pithy; terse; concise; aphoristic
::: beset - harass or trouble from all directions; hem in
::: hypercritical - excessively exacting; too critical (without noticing good qualities)
::: solicitor - lawyer in the lower court of law
::: vulpine - like a fox; crafty
::: chide - scold; rebuke (someone who has done wrong)