VI. WORDS RELATING TO THE SENTIMENT AND MORAL POWERS

IV. MORAL AFFECTIONS

5. Institutions
Penalty.

[Nouns] penalty; retribution (punishment) [more]; pain, pains and penalties; weregild, wergild; peine forte et dure; penance (atonement) [more]; the devil to pay.

fine, mulet, amercement; forfeit, forfeiture; escheat, damages, deodand, sequestration, confiscation, premunire; doomage [U.S.].

[Verbs] fine, mulet, amerce, sconce, confiscate; sequestrate, sequester; escheat; estreat, forfeit.

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