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synonyms for punitory

  • castigating
  • correctional
  • disciplinary
  • in reprisal
  • in retaliation
  • penal
  • retaliative
  • retaliatory
  • revengeful
  • vindictive
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How to use punitory in a sentence

This letter made the world seem cold to George, who strongly suspected Percy had dictated the punitory clauses.
A DRAKE BY GEORGE!JOHN TREVENA
Hoary, gigantic shapes of eld do wrong to the Gods, and are put into the punitory Hades.
HOMER'S ODYSSEYDENTON J. SNIDER
The father had made this chamber-imprisonment a punitory mark of her refusal.
TITAN: A ROMANCE V. 1 (OF 2)JEAN PAUL FRIEDRICH RICHTER
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO PUNITORY

  • chastening
  • corrective
  • punishing
  • punitive
  • punitory
  • reformatory
  • retributive
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.