As a parent, I don’t feel spanking is a good way to chasten your kids.
The teenager rolled her eyes as her teacher continued to chasten her for never turning in her assignments.
In court, the judge will probably chasten the repeat offender with a lecture and a harsh sentence.
A ten-minute timeout is not enough to chasten the rebellious young boy.
When I was a child, my parents would chasten me by taking all of my toys.
As many as I love, I rebuke and chasten: be zealous therefore, and repent.
To chasten this apparent chaos is a problem which man has set before him.
But Mrs. Anthony Robeson will have to chasten her ideas a trifle.
She will chasten the exuberant ardour of the Provençal warrior.
This business is going to chasten your soul, and make you mend your ways.
He might help to chasten the sentences laughed at by those newspapers.
Why was not this Thing ever present, to chasten and sober me?
He does not chasten this class; in Hell they will receive their punishment, but it will be just.
With some it may seem severe that God should chasten and scourge His children.
The rod had been used to chasten, and he had bit the chastening fingers.