CASTIGATE in a Sentence

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 v.  criticize severely; punish; revise or make corrections to publication
Classic Sentence:
1  The very droop of his shoulders showed that his own self- castigation was more cruel than any she could give.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER LXI
Example Sentence:
1  Marx never lost an opportunity to castigate colonialism.
2  The principal castigate the student who have insult their teacher.
3  When the teacher threatened that she would castigate the mischievous boys if they didn't behave, they shaped up in a hurry.