punishingly

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punish (ˈpʌnɪʃ)
 
vb
1.  to force (someone) to undergo a penalty or sanction, such as imprisonment, fines, death, etc, for some crime or misdemeanour
2.  (tr) to inflict punishment for (some crime, etc)
3.  (tr) to use or treat harshly or roughly, esp as by overexertion: to punish a horse
4.  informal (tr) to consume (some commodity) in large quantities: to punish the bottle
 
[C14 punisse, from Old French punir, from Latin pūnīre to punish, from poena penalty]
 
'punisher
 
n
 
'punishing
 
adj
 
'punishingly
 
adv

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