inflict punishment

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And Watson grew even cooler, while the baffled Patsy, unable to inflict punishment, raged wildly and more wildly.
Kicking, scratching, striking, biting, she routed the terrified Usanga in short order, and so obsessed was she by her desire to inflict punishment upon her unfaithful lord and master that she quite forgot the object of his infatuation.
To stand in the open, even with the odds all against him; to be able to use his fists, to put up some sort of defense, to inflict punishment upon his adversary--then he could face death with a smile.
But it is a good thing for proprietors who perish morally, bring remorse upon themselves, stifle this remorse and grow callous, as a result of being able to inflict punishments justly and unjustly.
Thus, disparate impact doctrine, which is supposed to help minority groups, will, once again, inflict punishment on minority students, who will be forced to learn from teachers who demonstrate lower levels of literacy or who perhaps even lack basic knowledge--just one more reason the Supreme Court should have sent disparate impact to the dustbin of legal history.
Successful prosecutions generally involve officers who have lied about what they've done, tried to cover up their actions, or used excessive force to inflict punishment.
This country seems to be obsessed with psychiatry and thousands of pounds are being spent on research when all it needs really is a new law to inflict punishment where it hurts.
The regime has committed war crimes against humanity that require legal prosecution of the perpetrators and inflict punishment, the statement concluded.
It has discovered new ways and means to inflict punishment on itself.
Amending Law 58 of 2006 with respect to protection of the community of against terrorist acts so as to inflict punishment on those who instigate and support terrorism.
One may still inflict punishment for reasons of deterrence or justice (8).
So if Fitzpatrick wants to inflict punishment on those responsible for "botched claims," he needs to look at VBA's contractor workforce, not the in-house federal workforce.