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Punitive

Pu´ni`tive
a.1.Of or pertaining to punishment; involving, awarding, or inflicting punishment; as, punitive law or justice.
We shall dread a blow from the punitive hand.
- Bagehot.
Adj.1.punitive - inflicting punishment; "punitive justice"; "punitive damages"
Synonyms: punitory
Antonyms:
rehabilitative - designed to accomplish rehabilitation; "from a penal to a rehabilitative philosophy"- J.B.Costello; "rehabilitative treatment"
avenging, castigating, castigatory, chastening, chastising, compensatory, correctional, corrective, disciplinary, grudgeful, grueling, implacable, inflictive, irreconcilable, penal, penological, punishing, punitory, rancorous, reciprocal, recompensing, recompensive, reparative, restitutive, retaliative, retaliatory, retributive, retributory, revanchist, revengeful, unappeasable, vengeful, vindicatory, vindictive
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