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Synonyms for chastening

a rebuke for making a mistake

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We just have to move on and like as I said, it was a pretty chastening experience for all of us.
The 10-was chastening end but, for of the closer than margin England did look a little lacklustre with the ball at times, but they will be hoping conditions under the lights in Adelaide will suit them as it did at Edgbaston against the West Indies in August.
CRICKET: England's highly successful 2012 one-day international campaign ended in chastening anti-climax, and a drawn series, as South Africa trounced them by seven wickets at Trent Bridge.
But after his chastening experience at Chelsea, and the withering assessments of so many of his former players, AVB (right) needs to kick-start his career anywhere other than in England - as well as enrolling himself on a few man-management courses.
28 ( ANI ): Dutch footballer Rafael van der Vaart believes that Tottenham will quickly recover from their chastening 5-2 loss against Arsenal and still end the season as London's leading club.
The chastening hand of courts and law enforcement agencies turned into a fly flap, President Almazbek Atambaev said at the meeting of the Defense Council today.
Summary: James Milner believes victory over Bulgaria shows England are already learning from a chastening World Cup experience.
Sachin Tendulkar's Indians have also tailed off a little and their last match ended in a chastening nine-wicket defeat at the hands of Bangalore.
But the chastening experience has only strengthened Johnson's resolve to pull things around.
Paul Collingwood insists England's chastening 107-run defeat in Colombo yesterday will take no "gloss" off their 3-2 one-day international series success against Sri Lanka.
Wordsworth's love of raw, inclement, "untuned" weather intimately relates to his love for silence, solitude, and loneliness, and all are involved with what he calls "The Ministry of Fear": not blind terror, to be sure, but a beautiful if chastening awe.
The first chastening response is that the Enron board was a model board, even by the tighter standards approved in 2002.
Hinting at the peculiar thrill of being at one's own funeral and also at the facts of his own biography, Dermody links the chastening feelings of liberation caused by the death of one's parents to his own assumption of a new/old name that both separates him from his youth and brings him closer to his Irish roots.
Edward Jones analyst Dave Powers, for example, thinks the technology sector has received a healthy chastening.