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Definition of "meting" [meting]

  • Present participle of mete. (verb) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "meting" in a sentence
  • "Just like Holy-Blowbag Joe will never himself practice ‘Silence is Golden’ – the USA will never stand firm in meting out fair critism against an Israeli abuse."
  • "For the receiving party the confession and apology allows a sense of justice in meting out punishment, but it can easily become the occasion for building up a full head of indignation: I was wronged, and I want to defend that high ground of self-righteousness as long as possible."
  • "It is not indeed requisite that the strict letter of law should always be observed in meting out punishment."
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