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indemnify
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Gulliver's Travels
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  • That these ministers, having all employments at their disposal, preserve themselves in power, by bribing the majority of a senate or great council; and at last, by an expedient, called an act of indemnity" (whereof I described the nature to him), "they secure themselves from after-reckonings, and retire from the public laden with the spoils of the nation.

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  • This plan indemnifies workers against wages lost through illness
  • The law would permit punitive damages against corporate officers, and their firms could not indemnify them.

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