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punish

verb amerce, bring to retribution, call to account, castigate, chasten, chastise, condemn, correct, discipline, exact retribution, flog, inflict penalty, lash, penalize, reprimand, retaliate, scourge, sentence, slate, smite, subject to penalty, take to task, take vengeance on, teach a lesson to, torture, trounce, whip
Associated concepts: cruel and excessive punishment, cruel and inhuman punishment, cruel and unusual punishment, excessive punishment
Foreign phrases: In quo quis delinquit, in eo de jure est puniendus.In whatever the offense, he is to be punished by the law.
See also: beat, convict, fine, inflict, mulct, penalize, repay, reprehend, strike
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The elevated levels of violence in The Punisher are not entirely surprising.
THE PUNISHER NETFLIX If you're expecting light entertainment about the good deeds of a caped superhero, you're in for a shock.
The Punisher is on Netflix later this year - and we can't wait.
As well as the Know-it-all and the Punisher, there is the Teacher, the Competitor, the Philosopher, the Avoider and the Escapee.
Punisher 02 passed the game plan for the next attack: "Neutralize tanks in the open, one simulated GBU-16 from Fast Eagle 51, one GBU-16 from fast eagle 52, 90 second spacing, ground-based laser, Type 2 control, bomb on coordinate.
Whilce has worked on Marvel, DC and Image titles like Iron Man: Heroes Reborn, Punisher, X Force, Journey Into Mystery, Hulk, Authority, and Stormwatch.
Based on the Marvel Comics hero, the Punisher is an ex-Marine who's virtually indestructible, until the fight choreography says he's not.
The Punisher," in 1989 starred Dolph Lundgren as Frank Castle, a law enforcer whose family was murdered by the criminals he was pursuing.
The punisher id was hidden so there participants could not deliberately retaliate against an id number that had punished them previously.
THE VERDICT: Unusually bloody comic book version with Travolta having a great time as the villain, and Thomas Jane suitably pumped up as The Punisher.
The Punisher, a gratuitously violent revenge thriller based on a Marvel Comics character, was first immortalised on the big screen in 1989, with blond behemoth Dolph Lundgren in the title role.
The Punisher, a gratuitously violent revenge thriller based on a Marvel Comics character, first appeared on the big screen in 1989 with blond behemoth Dolph Lundgren in the title role.