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castigateverb admonish, be severe, berate, call to account, caution, censure bitterly, chasten, chide, criticize severely, deal retributive justice, excoriate, execrate, expostulate, objurgate, rebuke, remonstrate, reprehend, reprimand, reproach, reprove, scold, take to task, upbraid, vituperate
Associated concepts: judicial censure
See also: blame, censure, complain, condemn, criticize, denounce, disapprove, discipline, expostulate, fault, impeach, lash, penalize, proscribe, punish, rebuke, remonstrate, reprehend, reprimand, reproach