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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
References in classic literature ?
Perhaps we'll be able to find the brooch if she'll only tell where she took it; but in any case she'll have to be severely punished, Matthew."
I cannot endure it--let me be punished some other way!
"Then, you, too, will be punished, for you did not do your duty as a priest -- you should have prevented Benedetto from killing me."
Montalais, you will be punished!" replied the other girl, sitting down quietly in hers.
"This is the US policy line to punish those who show the slightest signs of sovereignty, defend their own economic interests and try not to obey the dictates of Washington", Grushko told reporters, commenting on the US decision, Sputnik reported.
The minister said that there should be laws that would immediately punish perpetrators of electoral violence, stressing that such laws must be put in place now.
After the Ministry of Justice said it would punish those who ink their fingers despite having not voted, Prime Minister Hun Sen on Thursday gave a similar warning.
'They say they want to conduct free and fair elections but punished several of our party members for contempt of judiciary and who knows how many more they want to punish,' he added.
He continued, 'The nation will decide in the upcoming general elections who should be disqualified and who is corrupt.' 'They say they want to conduct free and fair elections but punished several of our party members for contempt of judiciary and who knows how many more they want to punish,' he added.
President Maithripala Sirisena stated that all politicians including the Prime Minister should assist him in his effort to punish the perpetrators involved in the bond scandal.
Yeah punish reasonable people trying to get to and from their local town, that's obviously the fairest way to deal with this.