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Meanings of Chastening:

adjective

(of a rebuke or misfortune) having a restraining or humbling effect.

Usage examples:

A chastening experience
verb

(of a rebuke or misfortune) have a restraining or moderating effect on.

Usage examples:

The director was somewhat chastened by his recent flops

Chastens

ˈtʃeɪs(ə)n

Meanings of Chastens:

verb

(of a rebuke or misfortune) have a restraining or moderating effect on.

Usage examples:

The director was somewhat chastened by his recent flops

Meanings of Chastise:

verb

Rebuke or reprimand severely.

Usage examples:

He chastised his colleagues for their laziness

Chastised

tʃæsˈtaɪz

Meanings of Chastised:

verb

Rebuke or reprimand severely.

Usage examples:

He chastised his colleagues for their laziness

Meanings of Chastisement:

noun

A severe criticism or punishment

Usage examples:

His bad behaviour invited chastisement., the scolding was a rare public chastisement by the committ…

Chastises

tʃæsˈtaɪz

Meanings of Chastises:

verb

Rebuke or reprimand severely.

Usage examples:

He chastised his colleagues for their laziness

Chastising

tʃæsˈtaɪz

Meanings of Chastising:

verb

Rebuke or reprimand severely.

Usage examples:

He chastised his colleagues for their laziness

Chastity

ˈtʃæs.tə.ti

Meanings of Chastity:

noun

The state or practice of refraining from extramarital, or especially from all, sexual intercourse.

Usage examples:

Vows of chastity

Chasuble

ˈtʃazjʊb(ə)l

Meanings of Chasuble:

noun

An ornate sleeveless outer vestment worn by a catholic or high anglican priest when celebrating mass.

Usage examples:

The float was preceded by hundreds of priests fully vested as for mass in albs and chasubles.

Meanings of Chasubled:

noun

An ornate sleeveless outer vestment worn by a catholic or high anglican priest when celebrating mass.

Usage examples:

The float was preceded by hundreds of priests fully vested as for mass in albs and chasubles.

Chasubles

ˈtʃazjʊb(ə)l

Meanings of Chasubles:

noun

An ornate sleeveless outer vestment worn by a catholic or high anglican priest when celebrating mass.

Usage examples:

The float was preceded by hundreds of priests fully vested as for mass in albs and chasubles.

Chat

tʃat

Meanings of Chat:

verb

Talk in a friendly and informal way.

Usage examples:

She chatted to her mother on the phone every day
noun

An informal conversation.

Usage examples:

He dropped in for a chat

Chat up

ˈtʃæt.ʌp ˌlaɪn

Meanings of Chat up:

phrasal verb

Talk to someone with the aim of persuading him

noun

A remark that someone makes to another person to make their sexual interest known to that person and start a conversation

Usage examples:

"have you been here before?" "that's one of the oldest chat-up lines i've ever heard!"

Chateau

ˈʃæt.əʊ

Meanings of Chateau:

noun

A large french country house or castle, often giving its name to wine made in its neighbourhood.

Usage examples:

Château margaux

Chateaubriand

ˌʃæt.əʊ.briːˈɒ̃̃

Meanings of Chateaubriand:

noun

A thick fillet of beef steak.

Usage examples:

Here we're not talking chateaubriand and kobe steaks, but briskets of beef and hot pastrami sandwic…

Chateaus

ˈʃatəʊ

Meanings of Chateaus:

noun

A large french country house or castle, often giving its name to wine made in its neighbourhood.

Usage examples:

Château margaux

Meanings of Chateaux:

noun

A large french country house or castle, often giving its name to wine made in its neighbourhood.

Usage examples:

Château margaux

Plural of chateau

Chatelain

ˈʃatəleɪn

Meanings of Chatelain:

noun

Another term for castellan.

Chatelaine

ˈʃæt.əl.eɪn

Meanings of Chatelaine:

noun

A woman in charge of a large house.

Usage examples:

This is an event in the spirit of the teas once held by martha black when she was the chatelaine of…

Chatelaines

ˈʃatəleɪn

Meanings of Chatelaines:

noun

A woman in charge of a large house.

Usage examples:

This is an event in the spirit of the teas once held by martha black when she was the chatelaine of…

Chatelains

ˈʃatəleɪn

Meanings of Chatelains:

noun

Another term for castellan.

Meanings of Chatoyant:

adjective

(of a gem, especially when cut en cabochon) showing a band of bright lustre caused by reflection from inclusions in the stone.

Usage examples:

Cuts must be exactly parallel to the length of the fibers to get the full chatoyant effect.

Chats

tʃæt

Meanings of Chats:

verb

Talk in a friendly and informal way.

Usage examples:

She chatted to her mother on the phone every day
noun

An informal conversation.

Usage examples:

He dropped in for a chat

Chatted

tʃæt

Meanings of Chatted:

verb

Talk in a friendly and informal way.

Usage examples:

She chatted to her mother on the phone every day
noun

An informal conversation.

Usage examples:

He dropped in for a chat

Chattel

ˈtʃæt.əl

Meanings of Chattel:

noun

(in general use) a personal possession.

Usage examples:

There is no talk of compulsory acquisition or compensation: they are being forced to leave their ho…

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