punish


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discipline

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to subject (one) to a penalty for a wrong

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Maggie and Tom were still very much like young animals, and so she could rub her cheek against his, and kiss his ear in a random sobbing way; and there were tender fibres in the lad that had been used to answer to Maggie's fondling, so that he behaved with a weakness quite inconsistent with his resolution to punish her as much as she deserved.
Still, he was very fond of his sister, and meant always to take care of her, make her his housekeeper, and punish her when she did wrong.
Islamabad -- The Supreme Court questioned on Tuesday whether individuals had the authority to punish a blasphemer.
GAZA, May 31 (KUNA) -- Israel's ministerial committee for legislation unanimously voted into law on Sunday a bill to punish those who hurl stones at police or means of transport with five years in prison.
Commenting on the tougher penalties, Mohammed Kassim, a Sudanese driver based in Abu Dhabi, said: "It is a good thing to punish people for such bad behaviour.
There should be a panel to punish only obvious cases.
Joseph Yam said that China would punish Hong Kong if pro-democracy protests that have paralysed parts of the Chinese-controlled financial centre for a month are allowed to continue.
e the DPOs and SDPOs with any effective powers to punish their under command.
Speaking on the occasion, the IGP KP Mr Nasir Khan Durrani said that administration is predicated upon the ability to punish & reward and it is impossible to actually command a disciplined force without having these requisites.
I think they punish people like Anelka or Suarez to make them an example.
In a recent wave of cases, lower federal courts have reached contradictory conclusions about school officials' authority to punish students' speech in social media, raising difficult questions about the applicability of today's First Amendment doctrine to online speech.
Summary: Russia: Russia on Saturday urged South Sudan to punish those responsible for shooting down a .
The British Boxing Board of Control haven't really punished him, he's still here, so it's left to me to punish this guy and I'll do that.
CDATA[ International consensus seems to be that it is better for the Jewish state to collectively punish its own citizenry by unleashing hundreds of murderous psychopaths in and around Israel than punishing Gaza.
THE worst example any teacher or headmaster can set is to punish or threaten to punish the whole class or the whole school because of the misbehaviour or the misdemeanours of the few, and when politicians adopt the same methods then they are also in the wrong profession.