how to pronounce chastise


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chastise is pronounced in two syllables

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An example use of chastise in a speech by a native speaker of american english:

“… although they sometimes chastise me for …”

meanings of chastise


  1. To lightly criticize or correct (someone).
  2. To castigate; to severely scold or censure (someone).
  3. To punish (someone), especially by corporal punishment.

chastise frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word chastise occurs in english on average 0.4 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C2+ level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

topics chastise can be related to

it is hard to perfectly classify words into specific topics since each word can have many context of its use, but our machine-learning models believe that chastise can be often used in the following areas:

1) communication, information, and media;

2) people, society, and culture;

words with pronunciation similar to chastise


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