andshealmostdeservedit replied to your post: “I don’t understand why you didn’t tell me,” he castigates me. “The subject never came up. I’m not in the habit of revealing my sexual status to everyone I meet. I mean, we hardly know each other.”
I feel like the word Castigate has no place in that sentence. It seems…wrong. Inserting a grown-up word for the sake of adding grown-up words.
I totally agree!!!