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Synonyms for amercement

a sum of money levied as punishment for an offense

Synonyms for amercement

money extracted as a penalty


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The violators will be amerced with in range of 20 to 50 yuan" - Poster in Beijing, warning visitors to the Olympic Games.
During the spring of 2001 and 2002, I was able to participate in two separate Study tours to Reggio Emilia, Italy, and a city amerced within rich culture, vibrant family life, and spiritual renewal.
22) Finally, in 1606, a man named Edward Box was amerced for the sewer near the Rose, and later for "the late playhouse in Maid Lane.
The justices also amerced frankpledge groups that failed to or refused to fulfill their policing duties, fined communities that did not form all men into frankpledge groups, and amerced both communities and hundreds that failed to pursue offenders or to report all violations of the king's peace through inquest juries.
24) Again in 1471 six oyster-sellers were amerced because they put their oysters for sale at 21/2d.