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chastity

Sexology An abstinence from unlawful sexual activity, either outside or inside marriage; total abstinence, celibacy. See Celibacy.
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Because in law you are forbidden from striking another adult, and from physically chastising your pets, but somehow there is a loophole around the fact that you can physically chastise your child.
Dr Atkinson, former director of children's services at Gateshead Council, said: "In law you are forbidden from striking another adult, and from physically chastising your pets, but somehow there is a loophole around the fact that you can physically chastise your child.
Speaking to the Independent, she said "Because in law you are forbidden from striking another adult, and from physically chastising your pets, but somehow there is a loophole around the fact that you can physically chastise your child.
One topic was how to engage the religious community rather than chastise them," said Moline.
Apparently missives created on KMOX/CBS company time are not firing offenses, as long as they chastise liberals--and the content reflects KMOX's right-wing side of the opinion spectrum.
They then chastise our article for saying effectively the same thing.
But why should I chastise my children for being children and playing happily and safely?
Some teenagers say that it is hypocritical for adults who use alcohol to chastise young people for using drugs.
THINK AGAIN's web site comments on this piece: "The media continues to interrogate single parents, chastise unwed teens, and question whether gays and lesbians should marry.
I've also learned never to chastise anyone in front of other people -- you don't hurt them anywhere near as much as you hurt yourself.