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penalizes

verb
present tense third-person singular of penalize

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to inflict a penalty on for a fault or crime
  • the player was penalized for unsportsmanlike conduct

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“Penalizes.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/penalizes. Accessed 8 Dec. 2021.

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