Verb(1) censure severely(2) change by restraining or moderating(3) correct by punishment or discipline
(1) The fact it has been discovered now will probably act as a chastener for a little time, but unless the root causes of the problem are dealt with we will always find people prepared to make profit out of the misery of other people.(2) Officials, instead of being chastened , were indignant.(3) It is a stabilizer and chastener .(4) The French president was chastened by the recent defeat of his European constitution referendum initiative.(5) Perhaps chastened by the experience, and certainly restricted by a hung council, Labour have subsequently become more conciliatory.(6) With the loss of so many illusions at once I cannot remember when I have felt so vulnerable or chastened , but neither can I remember when I have felt so alive.(7) The entire experience was frightening and chastening for the bourgeoisie.(8) God Himself is said to use this method: those whom He loves, He chastens , even perhaps with the prospect of death.(9) Is he in any way chastened by this experience do you think?(10) Have the media been chastened in any way by that experience?(11) No doubt the school will feel suitably chastened by her absence.(12) The wisdom traditionally associated with age has to do with our limitations, with being chastened by experience.(13) After the blackout of August 14, 2003, all of us in Ontario seemed suitably chastened in our attitudes towards electricity usage.(14) It's an attitude that put him behind bars for a short period, not apparently an experience that chastened him.(15) Slightly chastened by the experience, Ganesh finds himself saddled with an old, sick couple looking for a hospital, who have been abandoned by fellow villagers.(16) She is the solace of the forlorn, the chastener of the prosperous, and the guide of the wayward.
1. subdue ::
3. moderate ::
4. tame ::
1. excuse ::
2. pardon ::
3. spare ::
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