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the process of punishing someone, or of being punished
punishment that someone deserves because they have done something very bad
a punishment or bad experience that teaches you something
something unpleasant that happens and is believed to be a punishment from God
a punishment for breaking a rule or law
something unpleasant that is done to punish an enemy or opponent because of something bad that they have done to you
a punishment that is not as severe as it could be
a punishment that is less severe than is expected or usual
a punishment for breaking a rule in a game, sport, or activity
when electronic information is lost because the software or devices needed to read it are no longer available
to dance a jive
a company that pays its employees to write online comments in favour or against somebody or something posing as ordinary Internet users
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Free thesaurus definition of general words for punishment from the Macmillan English Dictionary - a free English dictionary online with thesaurus and with pronunciation from Macmillan Publishers Limited.