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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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v. - Punishing with a monetary penalty that is determined by the court.

Usage examples (3)
  • One of their measures has been questioned as unwise and impolitic -- that, namely, for amercing and confiscating the estates of certain of the loyalists, and for...
  • The principal man-dancer was arrested for debt; to the composer his Lordship gave a bad note, not payable in two years, besides amercing him entirely three hundred...
  • I am passionate about embracing my life as a precise gift and amercing myself in all of life’s opportunities. for more
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