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synonyms for corporal punishment

  • spanking
  • whipping
  • beating
  • flagellation
  • flogging
  • paddling
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How to use corporal punishment in a sentence

The fact that the day following the punishment parade was a Sunday brought about a certain relaxation from discipline.
THE RED YEARLOUIS TRACY
These evidences of an impulse to look on correction as a quite proper thing are corroborated by stories of self-punishment.
CHILDREN'S WAYSJAMES SULLY
But once Austria was disposed of, Prussia and Russia met their punishment for having given her secret or open aid.
NAPOLEON'S MARSHALSR. P. DUNN-PATTISON
Punishment still comes to us from those whom we would circumvent.
BLACKWOOD'S EDINBURGH MAGAZINE, NO. CCCXXXIX. JANUARY, 1844. VOL. LV.VARIOUS
It was he who deserved punishment—not the sufferer with his calamities imposed upon him by his erring sire.
BLACKWOOD'S EDINBURGH MAGAZINE, NO. CCCXXXIX. JANUARY, 1844. VOL. LV.VARIOUS
Humanity must bench with justice; or punishment itself becomes crime, and degenerates into revenge.
THE PASTOR'S FIRE-SIDE VOL. 3 OF 4JANE PORTER
The corporal, rather chalky-looking under his tan, stepped forward and laid a hand on MacRae's shoulder.
RAW GOLDBERTRAND W. SINCLAIR
Judge: Now, Sir, your punishment shall depend on the shortness and correctness of your answers.
THE BOOK OF ANECDOTES AND BUDGET OF FUN;VARIOUS
The court paid him the high compliment of refusing his suit, declaring that he had himself inflicted sufficient punishment.
THE BOOK OF ANECDOTES AND BUDGET OF FUN;VARIOUS
But its voice was soon stifled, and its children were rewarded for their abnegation by punishment, martyrdom and death.
THE PHILIPPINE ISLANDSJOHN FOREMAN
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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