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synonyms for garnishment

  • beautification
  • decoration
  • embellishment
  • gilding
  • ornament
  • ornamentation
  • trim
  • trimming
  • garniture
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How to use garnishment in a sentence

The filing fees are low, the courts rule in plaintiffs’ favor when defendants don’t show up and once a district has a judgment, it can return to court to seek a garnishment of a parent’s wages or, in some cases, their assets.
THE PANDEMIC HASN’T STOPPED THIS SCHOOL DISTRICT FROM SUING PARENTS OVER UNPAID TEXTBOOK FEESBY ELLIS SIMANI, PROPUBLICA, AND KIM KILBRIDE, SOUTH BEND TRIBUNEDECEMBER 12, 2020PROPUBLICA
Because employers can be held liable for failure to adhere to a wage garnishment order, they are reluctant to act without explicit direction from the Education Department.
LOOMING END TO STUDENT LOAN PAYMENT MORATORIUM RAISES FEARS AMONG DEFAULTED BORROWERSDANIELLE DOUGLAS-GABRIELNOVEMBER 23, 2020WASHINGTON POST
Although the federal agency instructs employers to cease garnishment, companies must take action to end it.
LOOMING END TO STUDENT LOAN PAYMENT MORATORIUM RAISES FEARS AMONG DEFAULTED BORROWERSDANIELLE DOUGLAS-GABRIELNOVEMBER 23, 2020WASHINGTON POST
The suits routinely result in judgments, which in turn usually result in attempts at garnishment, according to a ProPublica analysis of Missouri court filings.
DEBT COLLECTORS HAVE MADE A FORTUNE THIS YEAR. NOW THEY’RE COMING FOR MORE.BY PAUL KIEL AND JEFF ERNSTHAUSENOCTOBER 5, 2020PROPUBLICA
On paper, Randall Ward would seem to be well-insulated from garnishment.
DEBT COLLECTORS HAVE MADE A FORTUNE THIS YEAR. NOW THEY’RE COMING FOR MORE.BY PAUL KIEL AND JEFF ERNSTHAUSENOCTOBER 5, 2020PROPUBLICA
Change the map into a steaming roast turkey by adding the lines to form the wing, the "drumstick," the garnishment and the plate.
CRAYON AND CHARACTER: TRUTH MADE CLEAR THROUGH EYE AND EARB.J. GRISWOLD
The Roman god of wine, frequently invoked in the garnishment of Latin and Italian speech.
BROWNING'S SHORTER POEMSROBERT BROWNING
Now we know that garnishment is transcendent brightness, and brilliancy; to adorn and polish surface.
THE SPIRIT OF GOD AS FIRED. MORTIMORE
There is also exemption from levy on execution, attachment, or garnishment sixty per cent.
HOW TO COLLECT A DOCTOR BILLFRANK P. DAVIS
The following personal property is exempt from seizure or sale on any execution and from attachment or garnishment: 1st.
HOW TO COLLECT A DOCTOR BILLFRANK P. DAVIS
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WORDS RELATED TO GARNISHMENT

  • beautification
  • decoration
  • embellishment
  • garnishment
  • gilding
  • ornament
  • ornamentation
  • trim
  • trimming
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.