chasten


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to castigate for the purpose of improving

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The ad conceded that many Americans were concerned about the economy but said, "The Bible warns us to not follow another man in his sin, nor help him promote sin -- lest God chasten us." It concluded with the words, "How then can we vote for Bill Clinton?" But it didn't stop there.
Doing so is a useful way for conservatives today to chasten, bully, and cajole those who dare stray from the Church of Reagan--the religion of low taxes, big military budgets, and hawkish foreign policy.
A recent article in The Journal of the American Medical Association should chasten our legislators who are so eager to punish kids.
He wasn't afraid of visual clarity in his pictures - which ought to chasten the younger, murk-equals-profundity abstract painters who happen to see the show.
Based on the old saw that daylight is the best disinfectant, Boot argues that cameras in the courtroom would chasten the worst judges.
Reading Will should chasten the petty scribes who today scream scandal over every piddling political flap that rears its head.
DOWN: 1 Intrude 2 Trailers 3 Live 4 Calendar 5 Dish 6 Feast 8 Half-and-half 13 Chastens 14 Excavate 15 Opining 18 Egypt 20 Deer 21 Stag.
Meanwhile, Intel is mulling a bid for Broadcom, which was chastened by regulators in its hot pursuit of Qualcomm.
AN "incredibly chastened" Theresa May could look to Wales for how to run a minority Government, a Swansea politics expert has said.
A MIDDLESBROUGH Council worker left court a "chastened" man after he was caught with child abuse images on his computer.
Apparently, my grandmother, whom I also never knew, returned home some days later suitably chastened, probably after a bout of corrective electro-therapy.
Summary: Fortaleza: Weakened by injury and chastened by the memory of a crushing loss to the ...
This slavery chastens her desires to the simplest of women.
A chastened Monkman claims to be "a youthful looking 63".
So when Merck's Vioxx was shown to cause heart attacks in 2004, a chastened agency slowed the process considerably.