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 for Punished
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Punish \Pun"ish\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Punished; p. pr. & vb.
     n. Punishing.] [OE. punischen, F. punir, from L. punire,
     punitum, akin to poena punishment, penalty. See Pain, and
     1. To impose a penalty upon; to afflict with pain, loss, or
        suffering for a crime or fault, either with or without a
        view to the offender's amendment; to cause to suffer in
        retribution; to chasten; as, to punish traitors with
        death; a father punishes his child for willful
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              A greater power
              Now ruled him, punished in the shape he sinned.
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     2. To inflict a penalty for (an offense) upon the offender;
        to repay, as a fault, crime, etc., with pain or loss; as,
        to punish murder or treason with death.
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     3. To injure, as by beating; to pommel. [Low]
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     4. To deal with roughly or harshly; -- chiefly used with
        regard to a contest; as, our troops punished the enemy.
        [Colloq. or Slang]
        [Webster 1913 Suppl.]
     Syn: To chastise; castigate; scourge; whip; lash; correct;
          discipline. See Chasten.
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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

      adj 1: subjected to a penalty (as pain or shame or restraint or
             loss) for an offense or fault or in order to coerce some
             behavior (as a confession or obedience) [ant:

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