mulct

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mulct

(Defraud), verb cheat, deceive, embezzle, fudge, peculate, practice fraud, sharp, steal, swindle, trick

mulct

(Fine), verb amerce, deprive, distrain, exact a fine, impose a fine, penalize, punish
See also: bilk, confiscate, deceive, defraud, deprive, dupe, exact, fine, forfeiture, peculate, penalize, punishment, seize, steal, trover

mulct

to impose a financial penalty, sometimes used of a finding of expenses or costs against a party in a litigation.

MULCT, punishment. A fine imposed on the conviction of an offence.

MULCT, commerce. An imposition laid on ships or goods by a company of trade, for the maintenance of consuls and the like. Obsolete.

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Moreover, by exploiting the government's use of coercion that prohibits competing media of exchange, they foist their fiat money on an unwitting populace and steal from under their noses, mulcting them of their property in exactly the same manner as the state, right up to the point at which all money has been destroyed.
The two gangs banded together and spent four years of mulcting at Morris High.
Plaintiff's evidence falls woefully short of anything that would justify mulcting defendants for the use of the name Tony Twist.