(Soccer) A direct free kick from the penalty spot, taken after a defensive foul in the penalty box; a penalty kick.
A calamitous event or experience; a grave misfortune:
The bearing or undergoing of pain, distress, or injury
An opportunity to retaliate, as by a return sports match after a defeat:
Violent response to an act of harm or perceived injustice.
(R.C.Ch., Eastern Orthodox Ch.) A sacrament involving the confession of sin, repentance, and acceptance of the satisfaction imposed, followed by absolution by a priest
The definition of a lesson is something that is to be learned, a learning period or a plan for teaching.
A legal decision; order, decree, or sentence given by a judge or law court
The act or process of imposing or meting out something unpleasant.
Any loss occasioned by one's own actions.
A branch of knowledge or teaching:
A temporary decline in stock-market activity or prices following a period of increases.
The act or process of making amends for a wrong.
The act or process of sequestering:
The act or process of testing, trying, or putting to the proof:
A removal of rank or office.
The act, an instance, or an expression of reproving; a rebuke.
One that protects:
The act of encouraging.
Money offered or given for some special service, such as the return of a lost article or the capture of a criminal.
The definition of praise is communication about someone's good work or qualities.
The act of pardoning.
Freedom or exemption from punishment, penalty, or harm
Resistance to or protection against a specified disease; power to resist infection, esp. as a result of antibody formation
The definition of acquittal is the legal act of dismissing charges brought against someone.
A device to release a catch, etc., as for starting or stopping a machine
Exemption or release from imprisonment
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