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Chasten

Chas´ten   Pronunciation: chā´s'n
v. t.1.To correct by punishment; to inflict pain upon the purpose of reclaiming; to discipline; as, to chasten a son with a rod.
[imp. & p. p. Chastened (-s'nd); p. pr. & vb. n. Chastening.]
For whom the Lord loveth he chasteneth.
- Heb. xii. 6.
2.To purify from errors or faults; to refine.
Verb1.chasten - censure severely; "She chastised him for his insensitive remarks"
2.chasten - restrain or temper
Synonyms: temper, moderate
3.chasten - correct by punishment or discipline
Synonyms: tame, subdue
abate, allay, alleviate, assuage, attemper, bank the fire, blunt, bring to account, bring to book, call to account, castigate, constrain, control, correct, curb, damp, dampen, de-emphasize, deaden, deal with, diminish, discipline, downplay, dull, extenuate, inflict upon, keep within bounds, lay, lenify, lessen, lighten, masthead, mitigate, moderate, modulate, obtund, palliate, penalize, pillory, play down, purify, reduce, reduce the temperature, repress, settle with, simplify, slacken, slow down, smother, sober, sober down, soften, square accounts, stifle, subdue, suppress, take to task, tame, temper, tone down, tune down, underplay, visit upon, weaken
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