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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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