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Synonyms for punitory

inflicting or aiming to inflict punishment

Synonyms for punitory

inflicting punishment


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237) Civil law assignment of damages contains certain punitory elements and certain criminal actions affect only private parties.
The number of kinsmen deterred through imprisonment and other punitory practices by the Meccan Quraysh from embracing Muhammad's new religion appears to have been substantial; those Meccan believers who suffered imprisonment in Mecca came to be known collectively in the tradition as al-mustad'afun, i.
Indeed, "the whole [common law] doctrine of punitory or exemplary damages has its foundation in a failure to recognize as elements upon which compensation may be given many things which ought to be classed as injuries entitling the injured person to compensation.
When the British resident in Kabul, Sir Louis Cavagnary, was killed in 1878, the British sent off a successful punitory expedition under General Sir Frederic Roberts.
other a punitory: but the punitory, if it commands the punishment to