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chasten

US [ˈtʃeɪs(ə)n]
UK ['tʃeɪs(ə)n]
  • v.使内疚;使懊悔
  • Web惩戒;惩罚;磨炼
Simple Present:chastens  Present Participle:chastening  Past Tense:chastened  
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v.
1.
[oftpass]
~ sb
使内疚;使懊悔to make sb feel sorry for sth they have done
He felt suitably chastened and apologized.
他恰当地感到内疚并表示歉意。
She gave them a chastening lecture.
她给他们做了一次令他们深感汗颜的演讲。
It was a chastening experience .
那是一次让人接受磨练的经历。

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