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Main Entry: punishment
Synonyms:
abuse, admonishment, admonition, amercement, avengement, banishment, battering, beating, caning, cashiering, castigating, castigation, chastening, chastisement, chastising, comeuppance, compensation, correction, criticism, damage, desert, deserts, discipline, disciplining, dressing-down, electrocution, excommunication, execution, exile, fine, flogging, hanging, harm, imprisonment, incarceration, injury, just deserts, lashing, maltreatment, mauling, mulct, paddling, penal retribution, penalization, penalty, penance, price, punition, quittance, rebuke, recompense, reprisal, reproof, requital, retribution, revenge, reward, rod, scolding, scourging, sentence, sentencing, spanking, thrashing, torture, trouncing, what for, what is due, what is merited, whipping
 
Main Entry: capital punishment
Synonyms:
beheading, burning, crucifixion, decapitation, decollation, defenestration, electrocution, execution, fusillade, garrote, gassing, hanging, hemlock, judicial murder, lapidation, necktie party, poisoning, shooting, stoning, strangling, strangulation, the ax, the block, the chair, the gallows, the gas chamber, the guillotine, the hot seat, the rope
 
Main Entry: corporal punishment
Synonyms:
bastinado, basting, battery, beating, belting, buffeting, caning, clubbing, cowhiding, cudgeling, drubbing, flagellation, flailing, flogging, fustigation, horsewhipping, lacing, lashing, pistol-whipping, rawhiding, scourging, spanking, strapping, stripes, swingeing, switching, thrashing, trouncing, truncheoning, whipping
 
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