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punitive - punishing; Ex. punitive measures
lackadaisical - lacking interest or effort; lacking purpose or zest; lazy; halfhearted; languid
salutary - tending to improve; beneficial; wholesome; Ex. The punishment had a salutary effect on the boy; CF. health
periphery - outside edge especially of a round surface; perimeter; Ex. periphery of the town
bullion - gold and silver in the form of bars
illusion - misleading vision or visual image; false idea or belief; CF. delusion
ultimatum - last demand; last warning; last statement of conditions that must be met; Ex. They have ignored our ultimatum.
foment - stir up; incite; instigate; promote the growth of (something evil or unpleasant)
disengage - uncouple; separate; disconnect; stop fighting; OP. engage
expansive - (of a person) outgoing and sociable; broad and extensive; able to increase in size