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noun as in cost for problem


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What are needed, she argued, are neither criminal penalties nor civil damages.

Constand claimed that the accusation was patently false, and demanded $150,000 in damages from the tabloid and attorney.

He sought $550,000 in damages, and du Pont vehemently denied the charges.

They could not sue for emotional distress, damages for which can only be won in a wrongful life suit.

The senior executive is demanding a trial by jury and seeking unlimited damages.

Thirdly, that great damages result because of the division of jurisdiction between the Audiencia and captain-general.

The law only gave you the right to proceed against him to recover money damages for the legal injury.

A chauffeur may recover damages from his employer for injuries received while operating his car.

A husband has a right of action for damages against any person who alienates his wife's affections.

Under these circumstances, the learned counsel called on the jury to reduce the damages to a shrimp.

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On this page you'll find 196 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to damages, such as: amends, bill, charge, compensation, expense, and fine.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.