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castīgō āvī, ātus, āre

castus + 1 AG-, to set right, correct, chastise, punish, blame, reprove, chide, censure, find fault with: pueros verberibus: seg niores, Cs.: castigando proficere, L.: Castigandi potestas, Cu.: litteris castigari, ut, etc., Cs.: in hoc me ipse castigo quod, etc.: moras, V.: vitia, Iu.To correct, amend, polish: carmen ad unguem, H.: amicae verba, Iu.To hold in check, restrain: quid illum credis facturum, nisi eum ... castigas? T.: castigatus animi dolor.

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