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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 cas·ti·gate /ˈkæstəˌget/

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Cas·ti·gate v. t. [imp. & p. p. Castigated; p. pr. & vb. n. Castigating.]
 1. To punish by stripes; to chastise by blows; to chasten; also, to chastise verbally; to reprove; to criticise severely.
 2. To emend; to correct. [Obs.]

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      v 1: censure severely; "She chastised him for his insensitive
           remarks" [syn: chastise, objurgate, chasten, correct]
      2: inflict severe punishment on