Student Thesaurus

One entry found for castigate.
Entry Word: castigate
Function: verb
Text: 1 to criticize (someone) severely or angrily especially for personal failings <castigated him for his constant tardiness> -- see SCOLD
2 to criticize harshly and usually publicly <a newspaper editorial castigating the city council for approving the project in the first place> -- see ATTACK 2
3 to inflict a penalty on for a fault or crime <a judge who believes in castigating criminals to the full extent of the law> -- see PUNISH