Word of the Week: Castigate
The word of the week is: Castigate
1. to criticize or reprimand severely
2. to punish in order to correct
The picture above was edited by me and is of my poodle, Teddy. I don’t “castigate” my dog in this way, but thought it would be good for a picture. I always find it awful when people hit their dogs if they pee in the house. Dogs don’t understand why you are castigating them, they can’t put two and two together. All you can do is catch them in the act and then take them outside so they can learn the difference.
And here are a few quotes relating to this word: