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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piecemealone piece at a time : gradually
raucousdisagreeably harsh or strident : hoarse
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