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chastisement


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  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Chastisement  \Chas"tise*ment\,  n.  [From  {Chastise}.] 
  The  act  of  chastising;  pain  inflicted  for  punishment  and 
  correction;  discipline;  punishment. 
 
  Shall  I  so  much  dishonor  my  fair  stars,  On  equal  terms 
  to  give  him  chastesement!  --Shak. 
 
  I  have  borne  chastisement;  I  will  not  offend  any  more 
  --Job  xxxiv 
  31. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  chastisement 
  n  1:  verbal  punishment  [syn:  {castigation}] 
  2:  a  rebuke  for  making  a  mistake  [syn:  {correction},  {chastening}] 




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