caste, 纯的。-ig, 做，驱使，词源同agent。即通过批评使改正，纯化。
- castigate (v.)
- c. 1600, from Latin castigatus, past participle of castigare "to correct, set right; purify; chastise, punish," from castus "pure" (see caste) + agere "to do" (see act (n.)). The notion behind the word is "make someone pure by correcting or reproving him."
If thou didst put this soure cold habit on To castigate thy pride, 'twere well. [Shakespeare, "Timon" IV.iii (1607)]
Related: Castigated; castigating; castigator; castigatory.
- 1. The principal castigate the student who have insult their teacher.
- 2. I am appalled that one so - called authority could castigate thousands of successful, worthwhile programs.
- 我感到震惊的是一个 所谓 的权威竟然能够苛刻地批评成千上万成功而有价值的节目.
- 3. Marx never lost an opportunity to castigate colonialism.
- 4. Reconnoitring and collecting evidence is the first step castigate such crime.
- 5. She could not find sufficient reproaches with which to castigate herself.
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