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punitive

adjective

Synonyms and Antonyms of PUNITIVE

inflicting, involving, or serving as punishment <any misbehavior was immediately met with a punitive response> <the company had to pay a million dollars in punitive damages>
Antonyms nonpunitive

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rigorous, strict, or severe
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