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inflicting or aiming to inflict punishment

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characterized by effort to the point of exhaustion

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The senator reiterated her appeal to the PNP chief to set an example by punishing rogue cops.
Amanda hopes the detention center will focus on helping the girls work through their problems rather than punishing them.
But even on this program the action takes place in a criminal courtroom, reminding us that justice is primarily a matter of identifying and punishing the guilty.
have clear language in the bill that says we're not punishing mere abstract thought.
These goals were: earning revenue for the agency, deterring traffickers, deterring drug users, punishing traffickers, creating a positive image for the agency, and depriving traffickers of their lifestyles.
The Economic Espionage and Theft of Trade Secrets Act of 1996 provides a powerful and viable tool for law enforcement to protect individuals and corporations, while seriously punishing spies and thieves.
We're more interested in that than in simply punishing people.
So what you have to do is artfully keep finding worse and worse methods of punishing them.
The speech does mention the word punish - but only in the context of punishing anti-abortion violence.
Better behaviors come from planning better behaviors; they do not come from punishing people for behaviors that don't conform to our ideas of what is appropriate.
Thus, in the summer of 1988, the organization began the production of its first annual report, aptly entitled Punishing a Nation.
There are clearly constitutional limits to the imposition of punitive damages, and today's decision makes clear that state courts must properly instruct juries on those limits to ensure that they are punishing only for harm caused to the plaintiff, and not to strangers," said Ohlemeyer.
In order to check exploitation of the officials by the senior command and to discourage favouritism and nepotism in award of punishments, the new laws also empower the appellate authority to take suo moto notice of any irregularity committed by the punishing authority and to revise the original orders, he informed.
They give the example that punishing ex-president Musharraf could anger, if not the whole army, at least a powerful part of it, which could endanger the newly established democracy.
While punishing the guilty, his party should not be considered as the ministers are the leaders of the society and people look up to them," he said.