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adjective as in due

adjective as in scheduled

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Nothing could have been done to stop it which was not done, except the detection and condign punishment of the offenders.

Let them walk off; and let them make haste, or they may be assured that speedy and condign punishment will overtake them.

If any person injured one of those birds, condign punishment was sure to overtake him.

It is probable they took regular and legal means to bring him to condign punishment as a Sabbath-breaker.

The most refractory he openly menaced with condign punishment, should they make the slightest attempt at impeding the voyage.


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On this page you'll find 555 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to condign, such as: deserved, earned, coming, fair, fit, and fitting.

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