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Castigate

Refers to punish, criticize or admonish severely

Feb 18, 2013 15:11 IST
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Castigate: Transitive verb
Pronunciation: kas-ti-geyt
Difficulty Level: Medium
Meaning: Refers to punish, criticize or admonish severely

Usage/Example
1. The students caught breaching the examination rules were severely castigated
2. Countries around the world should castigate countries promoting terrorism.

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