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


From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Cas·ti·ga·tion n.
 1. Corrective punishment; chastisement; reproof; pungent criticism.
    The keenest castigation of her slanderers.   --W. Irving.
 2. Emendation; correction. [Obs.]

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n 1: a severe scolding [syn: earful, bawling out, chewing
           out, upbraiding, going-over, dressing down]
      2: verbal punishment [syn: chastisement]