To subject (one) to a penalty for a wrong
To criticize for a fault or an offense
He looked up at her, obviously afraid she would further chastise him.
I chastise myself for taking an undue risk, when other means are available.
Actually, Gerald's intent was probably to ward off an attack, rather than chastise Alex.
Kris said nothing, feeling at once foolish and like he was the child Andre used to chastise for failing to focus on his duties.
From 1803 to 1805 he served in the squadron sent to chastise the Barbary pirates as commander of the "Enterprise," but was transferred to the "Argus" in November of 1803.