Definition of Chastises

1. Verb. (third-person singular of chastise) ¹



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Definition of Chastises

1. chastise [v] - See also: chastise

Lexicographical Neighbors of Chastises

chastenest
chasteneth
chastening
chasteningly
chastens
chaster
chastest
chasting
chastise
chastised
chastiser
chastisers
chastises
chastisest
chastiseth
chastising
chastities
chastity belts
chastity cage
chastity cages
chastize
chastized
chastizes
chastizing

Literary usage of Chastises

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Life of Lieutenant-General Nathan Bedford Forrest by John Allan Wyeth (1908)
"... Jesse, and Jeffrey — Forrest's Mother and the Panther—The Boy on the Trail of the Wild Beast—The Widow Forrest Marries Mr. Joseph Luxton—She Chastises ..."

2. The Library of American Biography by Jared Sparks (1854)
"Chastises him publicly, and is summoned before the Bey. — Defends himself and denounces Famin. — Arrival of the Anna Maria with Stores, and her Detention in ..."

3. Scotland by Walter Scott, Mayo Williamson Hazeltine (1901)
"... chastises the Borders—Introduces Cultivation and good Order—Institutes the College of Justice—Short War with England—Friendship restored—James ..."

4. Eastern Proverbs and Emblems Illustrating Old Truths by James Long (1881)
"God Chastises his Spiritual Sons.—HEB. 12. 6, 8-ii. Chastisement is compared to a fan, Mark 3. 12; a pruning hook, John 15. 2 ; plough, Jer. 4. ..."

5. The Works of Cornelius Tacitus: With an Essay on His Life and Genius, Notes by Cornelius Tacitus (1813)
"XXIII. The Roman fleet suffers great damage in a violent storm. The behaviour of Germanicus. He repairs his ships, and chastises the ..."

6. The Ecclesiastical History of England and Normandy by Ordericus Vitalis, Léopold Delisle, Guizot (François) (1854)
"The Lord justly chastises his servants and plainly teaches us that worldly glory is not to be coveted. Let us give him thanks for all the favours which he ..."

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