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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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All I see them do besides mulcting motorists is blow their whistles and wave cars through-including those who create an improper counterflow lane(
The tong of the title does not refer to a mulcting policeman but to a 'debt that must be paid, the life that must be warped because it had to be lived.
Some unscrupulous people are also selling license plates printed with 'DU30' or 'Duterte,' claiming the vehicle owners could use it to avoid the number coding policy in the metropolis and protect them from mulcting traffic enforcers.
We are all disgusted with petty corruption, with mulcting police and bossy bureaucrats.
It's deplorable that the public should have this attitude, but it is borne of painful experience with government workers-from postal workers openly pilfering items in packages to airport inspectors mulcting thousands from hapless departing passengers.
They should walk the talk and cease from mulcting manpower contractors and other vendors in exchange for overpriced contracts.
The Marines were sent to the village to check on reports that Maguid's group was mulcting protection money from farmers, mostly Maguindanaon farmers.
Streets can provide a relaxed and pleasant experience if one's trip is not hampered by mulcting traffic enforcers.
For instance, stopping crooked cops from mulcting from buko (coconut) vendors or trucks that deliver meat will help bring down the cost of food.
Honesty teams" from the directorate for intelligence were formed in 2006 to crack down on policemen engaged in extortion, mulcting, bribery, and other illegal activities.