What is the opposite of excusing?

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Verb
Opposite of present participle for to forgive (someone) for a fault or offense
“The Speaker is also responsible for maintaining order during debate and may punish members who break the rules of the House.”
Verb
Opposite of present participle for to disregard as unimportant or insignificant
“They develop a rationalization of why they do what they do and feel cut off from social groups that disapprove or condemn their behavior.”
Verb
Opposite of present participle for to provide an acceptable explanation for
“He knew that his remaining years would be spent in prison, and it was in some way to atone for his transgressions.”
Verb
Opposite of present participle for to put up with
“Parents are reassured that teachers do their best to disallow bad behavior in their classrooms.”
Adjective
Opposite of kind or lenient, often to excess
“His parents were strict disciplinarians who often had unrealistic expectations.”
Adjective
Opposite of that lessens the seriousness of something by providing an excuse
Adjective
Opposite of accommodating or permissive in nature
“No surprise then that writers so often prove such a stubborn, contrary lot.”
Noun
Opposite of leaving out
Noun
Opposite of a reason or explanation given to justify a fault or offense
“A proliferation of media outlets emerged to serve specialized interests and constituencies as a consequence of economic reform.”
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