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Examples from the Web for punishable
He considers throwing acid a deadly sin, which must be punishable by death.
Formerly to impair the morals was a minor was a punishable offense.Holy Homophobia, Batman! A Queer Reading of the Dark Knight|Rich Goldstein|July 26, 2014|DAILY BEAST
But that's changed: marital rape is a crime, one only punishable by prison time.
Theft, for example, is punishable by amputating the right hand.
And for those that are left behind, they say, mourning is treated as an extreme weakness, punishable by excommunication.
But an offence which in its nature affects only a particular nation, is only punishable by that nation.Abridgment of the Debates of Congress, from 1789 to 1856, Vol. II (of 16)|Thomas Hart Benton
I hope sometime it will be a misdemeanor, punishable by imprisonment, to display candy as shamelessly as it is done.Diet and Health|Lulu Hunt Peters
Any harmless word of abuse, such as "kelb" (dog), was punishable with twenty-seven lashes.Ten Years' Captivity in the Mahdi's Camp 1882-1892|F. R. Wingate
Disregard of this treaty was punishable with death or transportation to the West Indies and sale into slavery.The Stronghold|Miriam Haynie
Disobedience of this law is to be punishable by a fine inflicted by the headmen of the kraal.History of the Zulu War|A. Wilmot