condign

[ kuhn-dahyn ]SEE DEFINITION OF condign

EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR CONDIGN

Our guerdon is shame in this world and condign punishment in the next.

Indemnity, swift and condign, does what mortal hand can do to heal the hurt.

Enraged at this, Noakes threatened the malcontents with condign punishment.

Instantly he detected the culprit, and condign punishment followed.

"With your permission," he replied, with condign simplicity.

Summary and condign was the punishment that fell on the unlucky Jenny.

Condign means "suitable" or "deserved," not necessarily severe.

Dicky trembled with rage as he lay, and he resolved on condign revenge.

I'll after 'em, and see the Traitor brought to condign Punishment.

She turned upon her guest the cold eyes of a condign destiny.

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