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The part is so punishing, even indoors without battling bugs and planes and epic humidity, that it is routinely performed by actors decades younger.
CHRISTOPHER LLOYD IS STILL PLAYING CHARACTERS WHO ARE UNHINGED — AND LARGER THAN LIFEKAREN HELLERAUGUST 26, 2021WASHINGTON POST
The Northern Hemisphere has a punishing heat wave infestationOn Thursday, most of the heat was relegated to the western United States, where temperatures in Montana were forecast to climb into the 100s.
COAST-TO-COAST HEAT DOME TO DELIVER SWELTERING WEATHER NEXT WEEKMATTHEW CAPPUCCIJULY 22, 2021WASHINGTON POST
For the fourth time in five weeks, a punishing heat wave is set to bake the West and adjacent western Canada.
YET ANOTHER MAJOR HEAT WAVE IS SET TO ROAST THE WESTERN U.S. AND CANADA BY THE WEEKENDMATTHEW CAPPUCCIJULY 14, 2021WASHINGTON POST
It will mark the third punishing heat wave in the West this summer, including last week’s in the Pacific Northwest and a record-breaking event in mid-June.
SEVERE HEAT WAVE BUILDS ACROSS WESTERN U.S. AFTER NATION’S HOTTEST JUNE ON RECORDMATTHEW CAPPUCCI, JASON SAMENOWJULY 9, 2021WASHINGTON POST
The punishing heatwave has an incredible jet stream pattern.
3 THINGS TO KNOW ABOUT THE RECORD-SMASHING HEAT WAVE BAKING THE PACIFIC NORTHWESTCAROLYN GRAMLINGJUNE 29, 2021SCIENCE NEWS
The punishing blast of heat, which began Sunday, has set hundreds of records while simultaneously worsening a historically severe drought, intensifying fires and degrading air quality.
‘MEGA-HEAT WAVE’ IS PEAKING IN THE WEST, BREAKING RECORDS AND INTENSIFYING DROUGHT, FIRESJASON SAMENOW, DIANA LEONARDJUNE 17, 2021WASHINGTON POST
That might cool rising prices but only at the cost of plunging the United States into a new recession and destabilizing the global economy by forcing many foreign investors and borrowers to absorb punishing losses.
LIVE UPDATES: G-7 LEADERS COMMIT TO DONATING 1 BILLION DOSES OF CORONAVIRUS VACCINES AS SUMMIT BEGINSJOHN WAGNER, COLBY ITKOWITZ, EUGENE SCOTT, FELICIA SONMEZJUNE 11, 2021WASHINGTON POST
In the end, it is hard to see how faster delivery guarantees cannot be paid for without the increasingly punishing and dehumanizing labor of frontline workers.
THIS COMPANY DELIVERS PACKAGES FASTER THAN AMAZON, BUT WORKERS PAY THE PRICEMAX S. KIMJUNE 9, 2021MIT TECHNOLOGY REVIEW
Inspired by a deep sea fish, a team from China engineered a soft autonomous robot that can withstand the punishing conditions of the lowest low—the bottom of the Mariana Trench.
THIS SOFT ROBOT STINGRAY JUST EXPLORED THE DEEPEST POINT IN THE OCEANSHELLY FANMARCH 9, 2021SINGULARITY HUB 
Typically, but not always, SDPD has used these letters as a signal for who’s worthy of monitoring and punishing.
DESPITE CRACKDOWN ANNOUNCEMENT, NOT MUCH COVID-19 ENFORCEMENT IS HAPPENINGJESSE MARXFEBRUARY 11, 2021VOICE OF SAN DIEGO
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WORDS RELATED TO PUNISHING

  • chastening
  • corrective
  • punishing
  • punitive
  • punitory
  • reformatory
  • retributive
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