other words for punishing
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One of these boys was unpopular with the others, and they invented a method of punishing him for supposed offenses.
Tell me not of God's vengeance, punishing men for his own glory!
Her ability to get him out of a punishing mood is well illustrated by the following incident.
What can we have done that the dear Vidame is punishing us by keeping his word to the infanta?
This must result in merely enriching the Indian capitalist and punishing the consumer.
I feel ridiculously apologetic every time the child looks at me, and as for punishing her—I'd as soon shoot a deer at six paces.
It is stated that in the latter part of its existence it was chiefly used for punishing refractory paupers.
He used frequently to curse and swear about him, and devise plans for punishing him on account of his impudence as he called it.
Neither parents nor relations could divert her from punishing herself in this manner and from bringing on death by starvation.
I even kissed her more ardently than I need have done, with the idea of punishing Armelline, but I made a mistake.
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