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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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BANGOR CITY'S eighth foray into Europe since the formation of the Welsh Premiershipis heading in the same direction as the previous seven first-round exits, following a chastening experience for manager Nev Powell and his Farrar Road side atWrexham's Racecourse Ground last night.
ANDY MURRAY insists he can take positives from his first wins on clay for almost two years despite crashing to a chastening defeat to Novak Djokovic at the Monte Carlo Masters.
It will be chastening for whoever is charged with the responsibility of helping the slow left-armer to note the pair of them are up against a mighty opposite number in Muttiah Muralitharan.
GALWAY'S indifferent display in Carrick-on-Shannon should have a chastening effect on the team.
The Proteas suffered a chastening blow when they were beaten within three days last week, but former opener Kirsten believes the team can come good if given time to prove their worth.
I've found it a chastening experience speaking to people about the quality of social services.
The effect was by turns intriguing, amusing, provocative, and bewildering, bouncing the viewer from comic absurdity to thoughtful conjecture, from whimsical shtick to chastening concern.
City, who were outplayed by defending champions Bayern when the German outfit beat them 3-1 at the Etihad Stadium, appeared set for an even more chastening experience at the Allianz Arena when their hosts raced 2-0 ahead.
Meanwhile Scotland Under-21s boss Billy Stark said: "It was a chastening experience.
Summary: England's chastening NatWest Series defeat against Australia at The Oval yesterday came with little reason to be cheerful.
Having suffered a chastening defeat to Rafael Nadal in the final of the French Open last weekend - the world No 1 won just four games against the Spanish clay-court expert at Roland Garros - Federer looked more at ease on his favoured surface.
TENNIS: Andy Murray insists he can take positives from his first wins on clay for almost two years despite crashing to a chastening defeat to Novak Djokovic at the Monte Carlo Masters.