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

  Punitory \Pu"ni*to*ry\, a.
     Punishing; tending to punishment; punitive.
     [1913 Webster]
  
           God . . . may make moral evil, as well as natural, at
           the same time both prudential and punitory. --A.
                                                    Tucker.
     [1913 Webster]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  punitory
      adj 1: inflicting punishment; "punitive justice"; "punitive
             damages" [syn: punitive, punitory] [ant:
             rehabilitative]

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