To execute, hang, behead, decapitate, decollate, electrocute, guillotine, garrotte, shoot, gibbet, picket, hang, draw and quarter; break on the wheel; crucify, impale, torture, etc.; lynch.

    To be hanged, etc., to be spread-eagled.

    (Phrases). To come to the gallows; to swing for it; to die in one's shoes.

    (Adjectives). Punishing, etc., punitory, punitive, inflictive, castigatory.

    Punished, etc.

  • Reward (Substantives), recompense, remuneration, meed, guerdon, premium, indemnity, indemnification, compensation, reparation, requital, retribution, quittance, smart-money, hush-money, acknowledgment, amends, sop, atonement, redress, consideration, return, tribute, honorarium, prize; salvage.
  • Crown, laurel, bays, cross, medal, ribbon, decoration, etc.

    (Verbs). To reward, recompense, requite, recoup, remunerate, compensate, make amends, indemnify, atone, satisfy, acknowledge, acquit oneself.

    (Phrase). To get for one's pains.

    (Adjectives). Remunerative, compensatory, retributive, reparatory.

  • Penalty (Substantives), pain, penance.
  • Fine, mulct, amercement, forfeit, forfeiture, escheat, damages, deodand, sequestration, confiscation.

    (Verbs). To fine, mulct, amerce, sconce, confiscate, sequester, sequestrate.

  • Instrument of punishment.
  • Scourge (Substantives), rod, cane, stick, rattan, switch, ferule, birch, cudgel.

    Whip, lash, strap, thong, knout, cowhide, cat, cat-o'-nine-tails, sjambok, rope's end, boot.

    Pillory, stocks, whipping-post, ducking-stool, triangle, wooden, horse, treadmill.

    Rack, wheel, stake, tree, block, scaffold, gallows, gibbet, axe, maiden, guillotine, electric chair, halter, bowstring.

    Executioner, hangman, headsman, Jack Ketch.

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