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 banishing the most obnoxious among them. From Wordnik.com. [The Life of Francis Marion]
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 pounds, on pretence of his siding with the Violette. From Wordnik.com. [The Letters of Horace Walpole, Earl of Orford — Volume 1] Reference
I am passionate about embracing my life as a precise gift and amercing myself in all of life’s opportunities. From Wordnik.com. [All Things Girl » All Things Girl] Reference
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