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amercement

Amercement is a 10 letter word which starts with the letter A and ends with the letter T for which we found 1 definitions.

Definition
(n.) The infliction of a penalty at the discretion of the court; also a mulct or penalty thus imposed. It differs from a finein that the latter is or was originally a fixed and certain sum prescribed by statue for an offense; but an amercement is arbitrary. Hence the act or practice of affeering. [See Affeer.]

Syllable Information

The word amercement is a 10 letter word that has 3 syllable 's . The syllable division for amercement is: a-merce-ment



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