chastise, castigate, objurgate, chasten, correct(verb)
"She chastised him for his insensitive remarks"
right, tame, counterbalance, temper, redress, even out, objurgate, moderate, discipline, excoriate, reprobate, adjust, decry, correct, rectify, even up, condemn, chastise, compensate, sort out, even off, make up, decline, castigate, slump, set, subdue
chasten, moderate, temper(verb)
lead, temper, mince, hold in, tame, anneal, control, objurgate, moderate, hold, castigate, correct, curb, harden, soften, tone down, mollify, chastise, check, normalize, chair, season, subdue, contain
tame, chasten, subdue(verb)
correct by punishment or discipline
get over, domesticate, naturalise, master, inhibit, conquer, moderate, quash, cultivate, surmount, objurgate, castigate, domesticise, reclaim, suppress, temper, tone down, crucify, subjugate, correct, reduce, subdue, curb, stamp down, domesticize, subordinate, tame, mortify, chastise, overcome, naturalize, keep down, repress
English Synonyms and Antonyms
Castigate and chastise refer strictly to corporal punishment, tho both are somewhat archaic; correct and punish are often used as euphemisms in preference to either. Punish is distinctly retributive in sense; chastise, partly retributive, and partly corrective; chasten, wholly corrective. Chasten is used exclusively in the spiritual sense, and chiefly of the visitation of God.
"We are chastened of the Lord," 1 Cor. xi, 32; "they ... chastened us after their own pleasure, but He for our profit," Heb. xii, 10; "chasten in thy hot displeasure," Ps. iv, 7; chasten with pain; by trials and sorrows.
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My former governor( Vice President Mike Pence) is going to be visiting your state soon, i think Chasten Buttigieg in 2018 already know how I feel. It helps me empathize with Chasten Buttigieg in 2018 on that whole Lindsey Graham thing.
My marriage to Chasten has made me a better man. And yes, Mr. Vice President, it has moved me closer to God, that's the thing I wish the Mike Pences of the world would understand : That if you have a problem with who I am, your quarrel is not with me. Your quarrel, sir, is with my creator.
Pete's a different kind of candidate and Chasten Buttigieg want to build a different kind of campaign, chasten Buttigieg don't want to a top down, consultant-laden operation. Chasten Buttigieg want to be more like a startup, and Chasten Buttigieg want to build in a smart way and a steady way.
Being married to Chasten has made me a better man, and yes Mr. Vice President it has made me closer to god.
Chasten Buttigieg candidacy is an example of the absolute speed with which we are getting there. I think it is very clear, Chasten Buttigieg being gay is clearly an asset, in a way, Chasten Buttigieg gives people a chance to almost atone for past wrongs.
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