mulct /'məlkt/ n [Latin multa mulcta]: fine penaltymulct vt
Merriam-Webster’s Dictionary of Law. Merriam-Webster. 1996.
cheat, deceive, embezzle, fudge, peculate, practice fraud, sharp, steal, swindle, trick
amerce, deprive, distrain, exact a fine, impose a fine, penalize, punish
bilk, deceive, defraud, deprive, dupe, exact, fine (noun), fine (verb), forfeiture (thing forfeited), peculate, penalize, punishment, seize (confiscate), steal, trover
Burton's Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006
to impose a financial penalty, sometimes used of a finding of expenses or costs against a party in a litigation.
Collins dictionary of law. W. J. Stewart. 2001.
n.1 To levy a fine.2 To defraud someone.
Webster's New World Law Dictionary. Susan Ellis Wild. 2000.