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 for Disciplining
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Discipline \Dis"ci*pline\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Disciplined; p.
     pr. & vb. n. Disciplining.] [Cf. LL. disciplinarian to
     flog, fr. L. disciplina discipline, and F. discipliner to
     1. To educate; to develop by instruction and exercise; to
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     2. To accustom to regular and systematic action; to bring
        under control so as to act systematically; to train to act
        together under orders; to teach subordination to; to form
        a habit of obedience in; to drill.
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              Ill armed, and worse disciplined.     --Clarendon.
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              His mind . . . imperfectly disciplined by nature.
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     3. To improve by corrective and penal methods; to chastise;
        to correct.
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              Has he disciplined Aufidius soundly?  --Shak.
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     4. To inflict ecclesiastical censures and penalties upon.
     Syn: To train; form; teach; instruct; bring up; regulate;
          correct; chasten; chastise; punish.
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