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to castigate for the purpose of improving

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A chastened Roger Monkman claims to be "a youthful looking 63".
For example, continued the newspaper, "Analysts say that Democrats may find chastened Republicans receptive to some ideas, such as raising the minimum wage.
Bush "appeared chastened by the election outcome, for which he said he
Today one has no sense, aside from a slight lowering of the swagger-mometer, that the president or the Republican Congress is in the least bit chastened by their debacles.
Mark was much chastened and as deflated as the oversized balloon when he returned after collecting it.
I thought that when Tony Blair came to address the media after he had been to the Palace he was more chastened this time from his reduced majority in the Commons, and what people had told him.
As a student at the Whitney Independent Study Program, besotted with The Pleasure of the Text and chastened by neo-Marxist polemic, I found the burlesque of bohemia at my stoop a little unreflective.
Yesterday a chastened Mr Quinn claimed: "It was only meant to be a joke.
Populists and curmudgeons will undoubtedly recoil in horror upon reading these words, convinced that this sort of culinary innovation is yet another sign that this great nation, so recently chastened by a brutal recession, is now once again becoming frivolous.
We have, more or less, what we wanted; a chastened Liberal party, a reinvigorated New Democratic Party safely out of power's way, a chastened Tory party who need to rethink their priorities, and the birth of the Green party.
After two months of trying to apply some of his methods there, he asked to be sent back to sales, a chastened and wiser man.
The bursting of the stock market bubble, the dot-com shakeout, and the brief recession have chastened even the most wild-eyed New Economy zealots.
Chastened by the excessive optimism of the past, the computer industry is re-assessing its basic value propositions to determine their relevance today.
Like Murcutt's lectures, the book leaves us slightly chastened for our laxity, but inspired, optimistic about the possibilities of architecture, and with a smile on our face.
I am very chastened by the trial and my convictions," he wrote.