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  1. castigation, earful, bawling out, chewing out, upbraiding, going-over, dressing downnoun

    a severe scolding

    bawling out, going-over, upbraiding, chewing out, dressing down, chastisement, earful

  2. castigation, chastisementnoun

    verbal punishment

    correction, bawling out, going-over, chastening, upbraiding, chewing out, dressing down, chastisement, earful

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  1. castigationnoun

    punishment, chastisement, correction, discipline

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  1. Pablo Picasso:

    Now there is fame! Of all -- hunger, misery, the incomprehension by the public -- fame is by far the worst. It is the castigation of God by the artist. It is sad. It is true.

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  • نفيArabic
  • наказание, остра критикаBulgarian
  • ZüchtigungGerman
  • rangaistusFinnish
  • разнос, исправление, выговор, наказаниеRussian

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