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Synonyms for amerce

to impose a fine on

Words related to amerce

punish with an arbitrary penalty

punish by a fine imposed arbitrarily by the discretion of the court

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She told Mr Marsh how amerce all her family were, and said she had to thank God for a twelve year residence in Lombardy or she should be no better than the rest.
This opportunity provided a way for me to amerce myself within the Italian culture and created a contextual design of understanding within a passionate culture of art, beauty, family, food, music, and learning.
To amerce the property of farmers or shopkeepers, to restrict the employment of workers, to restrain trade beyond what is called for by the common interest in safety, health, environmental integrity, and free trade itself, is to restrict civil rights.
BASF has appointed Christ of Herion director of production for its intermediates unit located in Geismar, LA, where diols, derivatives and amerces are produced.