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Word of the day - chastise - this is a real utterance (i think)

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Main Entry: chas·tise
Pronunciation: (")chas-'tIz
Function: transitive verb
Inflected Form(s): chas·tised; chas·tis·ing
Etymology: Middle English chastisen, alteration of chasten
Date: 14th century
1 : to inflict punishment on (as by whipping)
2 : to censure severely : CASTIGATE
3 archaic : CHASTEN 2
synonym see PUNISH