- v. 惩罚；严厉批评；谴责
"She chastised him for his insensitive remarks"
inflict severe punishment on
- Reconnoitring and collecting evidence is the first step to castigate such crime.
- She could not find sufficient reproaches with which to castigate herself.
Castigating my body like some mediaeval nun.出自： A. Brink
An editorial castigating the Nixon Administration for misleading the American people.出自： H. Kissinger