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  • 21 penal — pe·nal / pēn əl/ adj 1: of, relating to, or being punishment penal sanctions 2: making one (as an offender) punishable a penal offense; also: criminal (2) 3: used as a place of con …

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  • 22 punitive — pu·ni·tive / pyü nə tiv/ adj: inflicting, involving, or aiming at punishment pu·ni·tive·ly adv pu·ni·tive·ness n Merriam Webster’s Dictionary of Law. Merriam Webster. 1996 …

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  • 23 calumnious — I adjective abusive, blackening, calumniatory, castigatory, caustic, censorious, comminatory, compromising, condemnatory, contemptuous, contumelious, criminatory, criminosus, damaging, damnatory, decrying, defamatory, denigratory, denunciatory,… …

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  • 24 corrective — I (progressive) adjective alternative, amendatory, analeptic, antidotal, assuasive, counteractive, curative, emendatory, healing, improving, medicinal, modifying, palliative, progressive, rectifying, reformative, reformatory, remedial,… …

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  • 25 disciplinary — I (educational) adjective academic, cultural, didactic, didactical, doctrinal, educative, informational, informative, instructional, instructive, paedeutic, pedagogic, pedagogical, preceptive, preceptoral, scholarly, scholastic, training,… …

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  • 26 pejorative — I adjective abusive, acrimonious, belittling, blackening, calumnious, castigatory, censorious, critical, cynical, damaging, decrying, defamatory, denigrating, denunciatory, depreciative, depreciatory, derisive, derogative, derogatory, detracting …

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  • 27 corrective — Synonyms and related words: Fabian, adjuvant, aid, alterative, analeptic, antidote, assistance, balm, balsam, castigatory, chastening, chastising, counteractant, counteractive, counteragent, countermeasure, counterstep, curative, cure,… …

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  • 28 disciplinary — Synonyms and related words: autodidactic, castigatory, chastening, chastising, coeducational, corrective, cultural, didactic, edifying, educating, educational, educative, enlightening, exhortatory, grueling, homiletic, hortatory, illuminating,… …

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  • 29 grueling — Synonyms and related words: Herculean, annoying, arduous, backbreaking, besetting, bothersome, burdensome, castigatory, chastening, chastising, corrective, crushing, devitalizing, disciplinary, draining, effortful, enervating, enfeebling,… …

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  • 30 punishing — Synonyms and related words: Herculean, arduous, backbreaking, burdensome, castigatory, chastening, chastising, corrective, crushing, demanding, disciplinary, draining, effortful, exhausting, fatiguesome, fatiguing, forced, grueling, hard, hard… …

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  • 31 punitive — Synonyms and related words: avenging, castigating, castigatory, chastening, chastising, compensatory, correctional, corrective, disciplinary, grudgeful, grueling, implacable, inflictive, irreconcilable, penal, penological, punishing, punitory,… …

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  • 32 retributive — Synonyms and related words: castigatory, chastening, chastising, compensating, compensative, compensatory, corrective, disciplinary, grueling, indemnificatory, inflictive, lucrative, moneymaking, paying, penal, penological, profitable, punishing …

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  • 33 vituperative — Synonyms and related words: Rabelaisian, abusive, acid, belittling, biting, blackening, blameful, blasphemous, calumniatory, calumnious, castigatory, censorious, comminatory, condemnatory, contemptuous, contumelious, critical, cursing, damnatory …

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  • 34 punishment — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) Applying a penalty for an offense Nouns 1. punishment; chastisement, chastening; correction, castigation; discipline, infliction, trial; judgment, penalty; retribution; thunderbolt, nemesis; requital,… …

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  • 35 Punishment — (Roget s Thesaurus) < N PARAG:Punishment >N GRP: N 1 Sgm: N 1 punishment punishment punition Sgm: N 1 chastisement chastisement chastening Sgm: N 1 correction correction castigation GRP: N 2 Sgm: N 2 discipline discipline …

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  • 36 cucking stool — early 13c., from cuck to void excrement, from O.N. kuka feces (the chair was sometimes in the form of a close stool). Also known as trebucket and castigatory, it was used on disorderly women and fraudulent tradesmen, either in the form of public… …

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  • 37 castigate — [ kastɪgeɪt] verb reprimand severely. Derivatives castigation noun castigator noun castigatory adjective Origin C17 (earlier (ME) as castigation): from L. castigare reprove , from castus pure, chaste …

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  • 38 cucking-stool — n. Castigatory, trebuchet, tumbrel, ducking stool …

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  • 39 ducking-stool — n. Trebuchet, tumbrel, castigatory, cucking stool …

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  • 40 trebuchet — n. Tumbrel, castigatory, ducking stool, cucking stool, trebucket …

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