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Those that dared to complain were punished with bad shifts, demoted, or even fired.

He plead guilty in a plea deal and was punished only with five years of probation.

Those who neglect or mistrust him may be punished--indeed may deserve to be.

Kids are safer when those who risk their safety are quickly, harshly, publicly and clearly punished.

Second offenses would be punished by banishment…that could be appealed after one year.

Whenever the contrary is heard from anyone, he is corrected, admonished, and punished—by myself if he is a secular.

But Magellan learned of their wicked plot in time to defeat them, and he punished them as they deserved.

Nor would it be just for you to forgive him because another son of yours was willing to be punished in his stead.

The young wheat, however, is still a temptation, and is accordingly punished by the Sparrows.

Carelessness in worming was an unpardonable offence in the days of slavery, and was frequently punished with great severity.


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On this page you'll find 29 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to punished, such as: chastened, dismissed, imprisoned, penalized, birched, and null.

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