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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.
He could appeal now to the police with better result than when claiming my condign punishment.
Even that trial was to be immediate, comprehensive, and condign.
He feared every moment that the truth would leak out, and that his beautiful young wife would receive condign punishment.
WERWOLVESELLIOTT O'DONNELL
Criticism was held to be impeding its action and was a crime subject to condign punishment.
The sword should not be sheathed till he had been brought to condign punishment as a traitor.

WORDS RELATED TO CONDIGN

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machinateverb (used with or without object) | [mak-uh-neyt ]SEE DEFINITION