Từ điển trực tuyến - Online Dictionary

English - Vietnamese Dictionary
chasten /'tʃeisn/
  • ngoại động từ
    • uốn nắn; trừng phạt, trừng trị
    • gọt giũa (văn)
    • (thường) dạng bị động chế ngự, kiềm chế
Concise Dictionary
+censure severely
+restrain or temper
+correct by punishment or discipline

Thesaurus Dictionary
1 discipline, correct, chastise, punish, castigate:
He used every means to chasten the unruly and disobedient.
2 moderate, temper, subdue, curb, restrain, repress, tame, suppress:
I am not as sanguine as I was - time and experience have chastened me.
Advanced English Dictionary
+ verb
[VN] [usually passive] (formal) to make sb feel sorry for sth they have done: He felt suitably chastened and apologized. + She gave them a chastening lecture.

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