What is the opposite of pardon?

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Noun
Opposite of the action of forgiving or being forgiven for an error or offense
Noun
Opposite of the action of forgiving or being forgiven
“She deserves a much more severe punishment because that child will be suffering the effects of the mother's behaviors for its entire life.”
Noun
Opposite of the state of being merciful
Noun
Opposite of a cancellation or postponement of a punishment
Noun
Opposite of an act of releasing someone, especially from the custody or restraint of the law
“This man had conducted himself with propriety during his imprisonment, and given evidence of reform, will, at the expiration of his term, be restored to citizenship.”
Noun
Opposite of exemption from punishment
Noun
Opposite of an act freeing someone from a responsibility or obligation
“Accounts written by other mariners shipwrecked along the same coast chronicled their brutal enslavement at the hands of ruthless desert nomads.”
Verb
Opposite of to forgive (someone) for a fault or offense
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(punish) Opposite of to disregard as unimportant or insignificant
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(punish) Opposite of to disregard as unimportant or insignificant
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Opposite of to excuse (something that is generally frowned on)
“My commitment to love leads me to condemn all acts of violence whether by state actors or by non-state groups and individuals.”
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Opposite of relieve of blame, responsibility
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Opposite of to waive any negative feelings towards something that would typically cause angst
“I'm sorry, but I have to disallow this marriage as you hardly know the man.”
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Opposite of to release from the custody or restraint of the law
“The House of Lords may imprison an individual for any fixed period of time, but an individual imprisoned by the House of Commons is set free upon prorogation.”
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Opposite of to disregard as unimportant or insignificant
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(law, of a debt) Opposite of to remit or discharge
“They will hold someone to account if any damages are found.”
Verb
Opposite of used as a request to tolerate one's foibles, ignorance, or impoliteness
“Dress yourself, and be gone before I punish you for your insolence.”
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