Roget's Thesaurus: Entry 974 (Penalty)

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#974. Penalty. -- N. penalty; retribution &c. (punishment) 972; pain, pains and penalties; weregild[obs], wergild; peine forte et dure[Fr]; penance &c. (atonement) 952; the devil to pay.

fine, mulct, amercement; forfeit, forfeiture; escheat[Law], damages, deodand[obs], sequestration, confiscation, premunire[Lat]; doomage [obs][U.S.].

V. fine, mulct, amerce, sconce, confiscate; sequestrate, sequester; escheat[Law]; estreat[obs], forfeit.