Thesaurus / mete out
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If you haven't any justice to mete out, you take another tack and dispense injustice with lavish hand.
THE IDIOTJOHN KENDRICK BANGS
Tom wanted to stand all the damage, but Dr. Churchill, with a half-laugh, said he must mete out punishment all around.
BATTING TO WINLESTER CHADWICK
The law should mete out to them the same rewards and punishments.
SAMANTHA ON THE WOMAN QUESTIONMARIETTA HOLLEY
Public sentiment began to mete out, in its own peculiar way, the justice which the courts had felt unable to administer.
UNFETTEREDSUTTON E. GRIGGS
He would have to submit tamely to whatever they might mete out to him in the way of punishment—until he got the lay of the land.
VULCAN'S WORKSHOPHARL VINCENT
What fate would they mete out to him who had been the leading spirit in Valentina's rebellion?
Love is not mete out in strict proportion to the merits of those we love.
HENRY DUNBARM. E. BRADDON
They panted for a chance to mete out annihilation to the blood-lusting rascals and untamed savages who were harassing them.
SOUTH AFRICA AND THE TRANSVAAL WAR, VOL. IV (OF 6)LOUIS CRESWICKE
Nothing would be more unworthy of this nation, than with a mean and mechanical rule, to mete out the splendor of the crown.
The Italians, like all the other peoples engaged in this war, hate spies bitterly, and would be quick to mete out death to us.
DAVE DARRIN ON MEDITERRANEAN SERVICEH. IRVING HANCOCK
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