Example sentences for: penal

How can you use “penal” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • .the lecture was heavy with the importance of dream state, pulse and heart rate, vaginal tumescence and temperature change, rapid eye movement and the size and frequency of penal erection.”

  • At the level of policy, Wachtler has written a fine book, a worthy dissertation on the American penal system.

  • As a result, the English parliament enacted the Penal Laws of 1704, which disenfranchised the Catholic Irish; their purpose was to keep the majority of Irish poor and powerless.

  • In 1890, he spent 81 days crossing Siberia to the penal colony of Sakhalin so he could spend three months there studying the health conditions, about which he wrote a very full report.

  • ' A prison riot is not a penile, but a penal uprising; and erections, unless some subtle word play about painfulness or punishment is intended, are not penal but penile.

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