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Overview of noun chastening

The noun chastening has 1 senses? (no senses from tagged texts)
1. correction, chastening, chastisement

(a rebuke for making a mistake)

Overview of verb chasten

The verb chasten has 3 senses? (no senses from tagged texts)
1. chastise, castigate, objurgate, chasten, correct

(censure severely; "She chastised him for his insensitive remarks")

2. chasten, moderate, temper


3. tame, chasten, subdue

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