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mulct

mulct

pronunciation:
muhlkt
parts of speech:
noun, transitive verb
part of speech: noun
definition: a fine, tax, or penalty.
synonyms:
fine, forfeit, penalty
similar words:
punishment, sanction
 
part of speech: transitive verb
inflections: mulcted, mulcting, mulcts
definition 1: to obtain (money or something of value) or take something of value from (a person) by fraud.
similar words:
bilk, cheat, deceive, defraud, embezzle, fleece, misappropriate, rook, swindle
definition 2: to impose a fine or forfeit on, as a punishment.
synonyms:
fine
similar words:
confiscate, penalize, punish