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of Keelhaul
punishing (verb)
reprising, incarcerating, avenging, chastening, persecuting, judging, castigating, crucifying, fining, agonizing, distressing, sentencing, disciplining, penalizing, imprisoning, correcting, executing, punishing, burdening, anguishing, pillorying, confining, chastising, torturing, afflicting, trying, lambasting.
Examples of usage:
  1. He always just put trial and punishment to a show of hands by the men- whose favorite entertainment was keelhauling any seaman who disobeyed orders, lashing a line to his waist and ducking him under the hull till he was half drowned. Captain's - "Caribbee", Thomas Hoover.

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