VCR 10 Presentation
by Erin Murphy
The coach decided to ______________ the team for playing poorly by forcing them to run suicides.
tr. v. to seek to improve through punishment; to discipline
roots: Castus "pure," "spotless" ; castigo, castigare, castigavi, castigatum "to punish," "to correct," "to restrain"
Choose the sentence that is using the word "chasten" incorrectly
A. The chastened dog reluctantly sat where its owner told it to stay instead of joining him on a walk.
B. Since the little girl ate a cookie without her parent's permission, she was chastened by being sent to her room.
C. Bruce, Anchor, and Chum were their own chasteners, punishing themselves any time they ate a fish.
D. The boys chasten the girl, calling her ugly and mean, despite her sweet personality.