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The regime reacted furiously, sentencing him to over eight years in prison.

"I was in a trance and I couldn't see anything else," LaRose said at her sentencing.

A judge there would have wide latitude in sentencing and could send the colonel to prison.

His lawyer called him “the devil,” after Reyes attacked him during sentencing.

He was out on bail awaiting a sentencing hearing when he skipped town last.

We can perceive little consideration of motives with regard to education, earlier life, etc., in their relation to sentencing.

In sentencing him to be stripped of his ecclesiastical habit and imprisoned for life, the judges exceeded their legal power.

They also passed a decree pronouncing Nero an enemy to the state, and sentencing him to be punished as such in the ancient manner.

They settling and sentencing with all equity, restored to those interested whatever appeared to be theirs.

Judicial—extra judicial—in sentencing them to banishment under it.


On this page you'll find 41 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to sentencing, such as: incarcerate, penalize, punish, blame, jail, and imprison.

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