castigate

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castigate /ˈkæstəˌgeɪt/ verb
castigates; castigated; castigating
castigate
/ˈkæstəˌgeɪt/
verb
castigates; castigated; castigating
Learner's definition of CASTIGATE
[+ object] formal
: to criticize (someone) harshly
often + for

— castigation

/ˌkæstəˈgeɪʃən/ noun [noncount]
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