GRE Word List

CASTIGATION

to subject to severe punishment, reproof, or criticism

The meaning of the word castigation is to subject to severe punishment, reproof, or criticism.

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WordMeaning
bigotryobstinate or intolerant devotion to one's own opinions and prejudices : the state of mind of a bigot
soporificcausing or tending to cause sleep
gaita manner of walking or moving on foot
outgoinggoing away : departing
annotateto make or furnish critical or explanatory notes or comment
vacillateto waver in mind, will, or feeling : hesitate in choice of opinions or courses
rompone that romps
fazeto disturb the composure of : disconcert
ineluctablenot to be avoided, changed, or resisted : inevitable
limpto walk lamely