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  • verb Third-person singular simple present indicative form of punish.

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Examples

  • The basic charges are based upon the federal aiding and abetting statute, 18 U.S.C. 2, which by its terms punishes as a principal not only those who "aid" or "abet" a crime, but also those who "counsel" or "induce" a crime.

    Balkinization

  • Kaname punishes her by asking if she wants to be a vampire.

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  • The MSM actually comes through with some tough questions, a surrogate is put 'on the spot' and forced to deviate from the talking points and the McCain camp 'punishes' CNN?

    McCain Cancels CNN Interview As Punishment For Criticizing Palin

  • Surely Americans do not wish to be viewed as a nation which 'punishes' those who break 'laws'.

    David Misch: Obama Calls For End To Murder Prosecutions

  • Wednesday that legislation she has proposed will help major producers avoid language in the Clean Air Act that she says "punishes" factories.

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  • Wednesday that legislation she has proposed will help major producers avoid language in the Clean Air Act that she says "punishes" factories.

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  • When a liberal "punishes" the "rich" or in this case a "rich" company with a necessary commodity, they in turn pass all of the "penalties" onto the consumers.

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  • MS. Dogood: Mike, You say that a progressive tax "punishes" people for success.

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  • Still, reinforcing the benign ideals of family life are not quite the same as aspiring to predatorily insert one's self into a handsomely wealthy lineage (near to the American dream as it may be), and it's seemingly for this reckless desire that Irving "punishes" Ichabod with the Headless Horseman in the original story.

    Bright Lights After Dark

  • Campaigners warned last night that the situation "punishes" families trying to do the right thing.

    Eye on Britain

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