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punished

verb
past tense of punish

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to inflict a penalty on for a fault or crime
  • the child was punished for breaking dishes on purpose
  • if caught, the thief will be severely punished

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punishable

punished

punisher

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“Punished.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/punished. Accessed 28 Jan. 2022.

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