Adjective(1) inflicting punishment
(1) Although religious worship as such was not outlawed, punitive taxes were imposed on the churches and many were forced to close.(2) The cost of scrambling the police helicopter far outweighs any punitive fine imposed on any one of these offenders, were they to have been genuine.(3) The punitive duty may be adjusted by a final ruling of the U.S. International Trade Commission slated for late July.(4) But if the imposition of a punitive tax serves to reduce demand for starter homes, the strategy may backfire.(5) The Supreme Court should investigate the case and take due punitive measure against the trainees in accordance with law.(6) The resolution threatened punitive economic and diplomatic measures if Khartoum didn't move quickly.(7) Modern smokers are clearly able to ignore punitive taxes and health warnings on packaging.(8) Traffic rules must be strictly followed and punitive measures taken.(9) These policies are, in effect, a punitive tax on a superior, and badly needed, technology.(10) Rather than urge selective and punitive tax increases, Ms. Devine should be urging no taxes at all.(11) I empathize with their authors, but I also know that punitive measures rarely work.(12) The players were affordable and keen to escape their homeland's more punitive tax rates for higher earnings.(13) That discipline involves punitive measures, which may be either real or mentally exercised.(14) The civil service post was resigned and the family removed to the Isle of Man to avoid the punitive tax system of the time.(15) If you go overdrawn without agreement on your bank account you get stung by penalty charges and punitive rates of interest.(16) The chances are you would be grateful to any institution that agreed to take your business - even if it charged punitive interest rates.
(1) punitive damages :: cosbol
1. penal ::
2. harsh ::
3. punitory ::
Different Formspunitive, punitively
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