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penal

adjective

Synonyms and Antonyms of penal

  1. inflicting, involving, or serving as punishment Australia was once a penal colony Synonyms of penal castigating, chastening, chastising, correcting, correctional, corrective, disciplinary, disciplining, punitive, penalizingWords Related to penal retaliative, retaliatory, retributive, retributory, revengeful; vengeful, wrathfulNear Antonyms of penal compensatory; acquitting, exculpating, exculpatory, exonerating, vindicating; absolving, condoning, pardoning, remitting; commuting, reprievingAntonyms of penal nonpunitive



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