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Another word for castigate

  1. To subject (one) to a penalty for a wrong

      1. To subject to a penalty for an offense, sin, or fault.
      2. To inflict a penalty for (an offense).
      3. To handle or use roughly; damage or hurt:
      1. To subject (a person) to a penalty, especially for infringement of a law or regulation.
      2. To make (an action or a condition) liable to a penalty:
      3. To impose a handicap on; place at a disadvantage:
      1. Training expected to produce a specific character or pattern of behavior, especially training that produces moral or mental improvement:
      2. Control obtained by enforcing compliance or order:
      3. Controlled behavior resulting from disciplinary training; self-control:
      1. To make or put right:
      2. To remove the errors or mistakes from:
      3. To indicate or mark the errors in:
      1. To punish, as for wrongdoing.
      2. To criticize severely; reprimand or rebuke.
      3. To purify.
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  2. To criticize for a fault or an offense

Another word for castigate