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1) amerce. Roget s II: The New Thesaurus, Third Edition. 1995.
...To impose a fine on: fine2, mulct, penalize. See REWARD....

2) amerce. The American HeritageŽ Dictionary of the English Language: Fourth Edition. 2000.
...the discretion of the court. 2. To punish by imposing an arbitrary penalty. Middle English amercen, from Anglo-Norman amercier, from a merci, at the mercy of : a,...

3) penalize. Roget s II: The New Thesaurus, Third Edition. 1995.
...1. To impose a fine on: amerce, fine2, mulct. See REWARD. 2. To subject (one) to a penalty for a wrong: castigate, chastise, correct, discipline, punish. See REWARD....

4) fine2. Roget s II: The New Thesaurus, Third Edition. 1995.
...2, fine2, fine2, fine2, fine2"> A sum of money levied as punishment for an offense: amercement, mulct, penalty. See REWARD. To impose a fine on: amerce, mulct, penalize....

5) 579. Sonnets from the Portuguese. II. Elizabeth Barrett Browning. 1909-14. English Poetry II: From Collins to Fitzgerald. The Harvard Classics
...and replied One of us that was God, and laid the curse So darkly on my eyelids, as to amerce 5 My sight from seeing thee,—that if I had died, The deathweights, placed...

6) mulct. Roget s II: The New Thesaurus, Third Edition. 1995.
...A sum of money levied as punishment for an offense: amercement, fine2, penalty. See REWARD. 1. To get money or something else from by deceitful trickery: bilk, cheat,...

7) 974. Penalty. Mawson, C.O. Sylvester. 1922. Roget s International Thesaurus of English Words and Phrases
...forte et dure [F.]; penance (atonement) [See Atonement]; the devil to pay. fine, mulct, amercement, sconce [Oxford Univ., Eng.], forfeit, forfeiture, escheat, damages,...

8) II. On Being Declared Guilty by Socrates. Greece (432 B.C.-324 B.C.). Vol. I. Bryan, William Jennings, ed. 1906. The World's Famous Orations
...am not accustomed to think myself deserving of any ill. 6 If, indeed I were rich, I would amerce myself in such a sum as I should be able to pay; for then I should...

9) Deuteronomy 22. The Holy Bible: King James Version.
...18 And the elders of that city shall take that man and chastise him; 19 and they shall amerce him in a hundred shekels of silver, and give them unto the father of...

10) Act III. Scene I. Romeo and Juliet. Craig, W.J., ed. 1914. The Oxford Shakespeare
...in your hate s proceeding, 160 My blood for your rude brawls doth lie a-bleeding; But I ll amerce you with so strong a fine That you shall all repent the loss of...

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