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To make chaste or (morally) pure
“This business is going to chasten your soul, and make you mend your ways.”
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To punish someone for wrongdoing
“Fate was about to do great things for him, but would first break down his proud spirit and chasten him for his mocking.”
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To criticize (someone) for a fault or crime
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“They often had occasion to chasten him severely, but they endeavored to show their affection even in reproof.”
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To shame or humiliate someone
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“If officials hoped that the humbling experience would chasten him, it quickly became clear that they were mistaken.”
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To subjugate with harsh treatment
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“How can it be that a holy deity would use a violent nation to chasten his own people?”
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To harm the good reputation of a person or thing
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To discipline (one's body, appetites etc) by suppressing desires
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To retaliate or get revenge
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To conquer or be victorious over
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Quell the anger, agitation, or excitement of
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To be convincingly victorious over
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To render comprehensible or understandable
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To destroy, especially with godly force
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To cause unease in one's mental state
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