English to Afrikaans Meaning :: castigate

Castigate :
gispen
- gispenberispestriemvasvat
 

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Verb(1) censure severely(2) inflict severe punishment on

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(1) This is why we castigate our leaders - our political leaders, our church leaders and our society leaders.(2) The most common response was to castigate the reporter for daring to criticize a sacred cow hereabouts, weblogs.(3) A friend used to castigate me for not wearing a belt.(4) After the disastrous tour of New Zealand, the media was castigating the team, we replied with a good World Cup campaign.(5) I could say more but, it being the season to be jolly, I will refrain from further castigating my friends in the legal profession.(6) From the small arsenal of instruments of punishment and torture on display, visitors will gain a graphic idea of crime and castigation .(7) He castigated the officials who had sent the girls out to compete on a less than level playing field.(8) It's been a bitter debate, with many castigating reporters of the case as conspiracy theorists and worse.(9) In recent weeks, the Manchester United captain has resembled a walking volcano, castigating his colleagues for their deficiencies as the club finished a troubled campaign trophy-less.(10) The actress tells of how she was so infuriated by the letter that she wrote a reply, castigating the woman for assuming she knew her parents' beliefs better than she did.(11) Although one could perceive her actions as upright, correct, and admirable, it is obvious to the viewer that she is overly castigatory and despondent.(12) He castigates prize judges for giving the top awards to books for reason extrinsic to literature.(13) ÔÇÿWhat we should be doing, rather than castigating anyone or laying blame is encouraging people to come forward and show civic spirit,ÔÇÖ he said.(14) You wouldn't believe the castigation I received, especially from members of the board, for even entertaining such an idea.(15) Moreover, there's no point in castigating the losers.(16) Words such as ÔÇÿdiatribeÔÇÖ and ÔÇÿhypocrisyÔÇÖ have been hurled at me by my castigator on the Isle of Skye.
Synonyms
Verb
1. reprimand ::
teregwysing
2. rebuke ::
teregwysing
3. admonish ::
vermaan
4. chastise ::
kasty
5. chide ::
twis
6. censure ::
sensuur
7. upbraid ::
begin verwyt
8. reprove ::
berispe
9. reproach ::
verwyt
10. scold ::
raas
11. berate ::
raas
12. take to task ::
neem om taak
13. lambaste ::
aftuigen
16. tell off ::
vertel af
17. give someone an earful ::
gee iemand 'n earful
19. give someone a roasting ::
gee iemand 'n braai
21. slap someone's wrist ::
klap pols iemand se
22. dress down ::
rok af
23. bawl out ::
joelen uit
24. give someone hell ::
gee iemand die hel
25. blow up at ::
blaas op
26. lay into ::
lê in
27. blast ::
ontploffing
28. zing ::
Zing
29. have a go at ::
het 'n kans om
30. give someone what for ::
gee iemand wat vir
31. chew out ::
kou uit
32. ream out ::
riem uit
33. reprehend ::
berispen
Antonyms
1. excuse ::
verskoning
2. pardon ::
kwytskelding
3. spare ::
spaar
Different Forms
castigate, castigated, castigates, castigating
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