Castigate and Rat


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Castigate verb – To criticize (someone) severely or angrily especially for personal failings.
Rat and castigate are semantically related. In some cases you can use "Rat" instead a verb "Castigate".
Nearby Word: castigating
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Rat verb – Catch rats, especially with dogs.
Castigate and rat are semantically related. Sometimes you can use "Castigate" instead a verb "Rat".
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