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synonyms for penalty

  • cost
  • discipline
  • fine
  • forfeiture
  • amends
  • amercement
  • damages
  • disadvantage
  • dues
  • fall
  • forfeit
  • handicap
  • mortification
  • mulct
  • price
  • rap
  • retribution
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antonyms for penalty

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  • award
  • reward
  • advantage
  • benefit
  • gain
  • forgiveness
  • pardon
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How to use penalty in a sentence

The CPUC also did not pursue cases against bankrupt companies, nor did it pursue punitive actions like revoking utilities’ permits or charging interest and penalties.
UTILITY COMPANIES OWE MILLIONS TO THIS STATE REGULATORY AGENCY. THE PROBLEM? THE AGENCY CAN’T TRACK WHAT IT’S OWED.BY SCOTT MORRIS, BAY CITY NEWS FOUNDATIONFEBRUARY 10, 2021PROPUBLICA
Patrick Mahomes looked human for the first time in a very long time, although some of Kansas City’s problems came down to bad luck and unnecessary penalties.
THE BUCS HAD THE PERFECT PLANSARAH SHACHATFEBRUARY 9, 2021FIVETHIRTYEIGHT
The manual actions warrant penalties for content violations including adult content, manipulated media, misleading content, and profanity.
GOOGLE HIDING ADDRESSES IN LOCAL PACK AND SHOULD YOU WRITE META DESCRIPTIONS: TUESDAY’S DAILY BRIEFCAROLYN LYDENFEBRUARY 9, 2021SEARCH ENGINE LAND
The two appeared to get their feet tangled and both went down, but Breeland was flagged for pass interference, a 34-yard penalty that gave Tampa Bay a first down at the Chiefs’ 24-yard line.
REFEREE ALREADY HAD A HISTORY WITH THE CHIEFS. THE SUPER BOWL WAS THE LATEST CHAPTER.MATT BONESTEELFEBRUARY 8, 2021WASHINGTON POST
Manual actions are when Google human reviewers apply a penalty to a website or webpages after it has come to Google’s attention that something was done that was not in accordance with Google’s posted webmaster guidelines.
GOOGLE PUBLISHES NEW MANUAL ACTIONS AIMED AT GOOGLE NEWS AND DISCOVER PENALTIESBARRY SCHWARTZFEBRUARY 8, 2021SEARCH ENGINE LAND
The defense racked up penalty after penalty, extending the Buc’s pivotal touchdown scoring drive at the end of the first half.
YES, TOM BRADY IS THE GOAT. BUT HE DIDN’T DO IT ALONE.JOSH HERMSMEYERFEBRUARY 8, 2021FIVETHIRTYEIGHT
That capped a five-play drive in which Kansas City again hurt itself with penalties.
SUPER BOWL HIGHLIGHTS: BUCS CELEBRATE CHAMPIONSHIP, TOM BRADY WINS MVPDES BIELER, MARK MASKE, CHUCK CULPEPPERFEBRUARY 8, 2021WASHINGTON POST
Under the new legislation, they would face strict deadlines for removing them and higher penalties for installing them without permission.
HAWAII’S BEACHES ARE DISAPPEARING. NEW LEGISLATION COULD HELP ... IF IT’S ENFORCED.BY SOPHIE COCKE, HONOLULU STAR-ADVERTISERFEBRUARY 7, 2021PROPUBLICA
The Capitals continued to be hamstrung by their penchant for taking penalties.
IN THE HOME OF ‘THE KING,’ THE CAPITALS GET SERVED WITH A SECOND STRAIGHT LOSSSAMANTHA PELLFEBRUARY 5, 2021WASHINGTON POST
Signs are being prepared in Oklahoma City warning passengers who won’t mask up that they could face penalties for breaking federal law.
AS TRANSIT AGENCIES RAMP UP MASK ENFORCEMENT, CONGRESS AIRS CONCERNS ABOUT SAFETY OF TRANSPORTATION WORKERSMICHAEL LARISFEBRUARY 4, 2021WASHINGTON POST
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WORDS RELATED TO PENALTY

  • damages
  • forfeiture
  • mulct
  • penalty
  • punishment
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