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The part is so punishing, even indoors without battling bugs and planes and epic humidity, that it is routinely performed by actors decades younger.Christopher Lloyd is still playing characters who are unhinged — and larger than life|Karen Heller|August 26, 2021|Washington Post
The Northern Hemisphere has a punishing heat wave infestationOn Thursday, most of the heat was relegated to the western United States, where temperatures in Montana were forecast to climb into the 100s.Coast-to-coast heat dome to deliver sweltering weather next week|Matthew Cappucci|July 22, 2021|Washington Post
For the fourth time in five weeks, a punishing heat wave is set to bake the West and adjacent western Canada.Yet another major heat wave is set to roast the western U.S. and Canada by the weekend|Matthew Cappucci|July 14, 2021|Washington Post
It will mark the third punishing heat wave in the West this summer, including last week’s in the Pacific Northwest and a record-breaking event in mid-June.Severe heat wave builds across Western U.S. after nation’s hottest June on record|Matthew Cappucci, Jason Samenow|July 9, 2021|Washington Post
The punishing heatwave has an incredible jet stream pattern.3 things to know about the record-smashing heat wave baking the Pacific Northwest|Carolyn Gramling|June 29, 2021|Science News
The Feds are more interesting in finding out who is doing the recruiting rather than punishing those being recruited.What the U.S. Can Learn from Europe About Dealing with Terrorists|Scott Beauchamp|December 15, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The report said the CIA expressed regret for not ultimately punishing him.CIA Interrogation Chief: ‘Rectal Feeding,’ Broken Limbs Are News to Me|Kimberly Dozier|December 11, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The king set about punishing Marshal, opposing his attempts to establish his family in their lands in Ireland and Wales.England’s Greatest Knight Puts ‘Game of Thrones’ to Shame|William O’Connor|December 9, 2014|DAILY BEAST
It seems the universe is punishing, violent, random, chaos, and so of course you become controlling.Michael Sheen’s Masterful Study of Sex and Insecurity|Caryn James|September 28, 2014|DAILY BEAST
First, doubly punishing the aforementioned players would definitely raise howls from their union, the NFL Players Association.
Just suppose you were to try for once, really punishing them when they won't obey you, perhaps they would do it next time.The Daisy Chain|Charlotte Yonge
Or else, rendering the pride of Jacob means rewarding, that is, punishing Ninive for the pride they exercised against Jacob.
But Judas pursued them close, punishing the profane, of whom he slew thirty thousand men.
A God of foresight would prevent evil, and in this way would be saved the trouble of punishing it.
To punish a man for his erroneous opinions, is it not punishing him for having been educated differently from yourself?