verb (used with object), cas·ti·gat·ed, cas·ti·gat·ing.
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Jack Ma’s absence from public eye sparks Twitter discussionsMa last appeared publicly at a conference where he castigated China’s financial regulatory system in front of a room of high-ranking officials.Alibaba shares jump on Jack Ma’s first appearance in 3 months|Rita Liao|January 20, 2021|TechCrunch
Judge Walker seemed to agree, castigating the state throughout his decision.A crashed voter registration website is Floridians’ latest obstacle to the right to vote|Sara Morrison|October 9, 2020|Vox
Because, like Eliot Spitzer, if Falwell had not been outed, you can bet he’d be castigating people publicly for that which he enjoyed privately.
“You can castigate the leaders; you can try and divide us by generation,” he said.Sharpton Recalls Civil Rights Struggle in DC March Against Police Violence|Ben Jacobs|December 13, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Gingrich also scored points with the media elite that he loves to castigate.Newt Gingrich Doubles Down in Defending Stance on Illegal Immigration|Howard Kurtz|November 24, 2011|DAILY BEAST
Critics castigate other banks for abusing individual investors.
Matt Bennett, of the Democratic group Third Way, expects Democrats to castigate the Tea Party as “reckless.”
No, she wouldn't castigate old Major Roper for tattling, and at the same time cross-examine him for her own purposes.Somehow Good|William de Morgan
A few passages will suffice to show that Germany is not quite devoid of straight-forward men, who dare to castigate hate.What Germany Thinks|Thomas F. A. Smith
Except for Forster and other pupils of Oughtred who urged him on to castigate Delamain, the controversy might never have arisen.
It is a new road to happiness, if you have strength enough to castigate a little the various impulses that sway you in turn.Winds Of Doctrine|George Santayana
The company, or companies, of soldiers will be first detailed for the arduous duties of the field to castigate the Indians.