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    punishing - Dictionary definition and meaning for word punishing

    (adj) resulting in punishment
    Example Sentence
    • the king imposed a punishing tax
    (adj) characterized by effort to the point of exhaustion; especially physical effort
    Example Sentence
    • worked their arduous way up the mining valley
    • a grueling campaign
    • hard labor
    • heavy work
    • heavy going
    • spent many laborious hours on the project
    • set a punishing pace

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text: Well, historically, he's gotten a kick out of punishing us.
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