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retribution

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  • nounpayback for another's action
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Synonyms for retribution

noun payback for another's action
  • comeuppance
  • compensation
  • punishment
  • reckoning
  • redress
  • reprisal
  • retaliation
  • revenge
  • vengeance
  • counterblow
  • justice
  • recompense
  • repayment
  • requital
  • reward
  • satisfaction
  • avengement
  • avenging
  • eye for an eye
  • just desserts
  • revanche
  • what for

Antonyms for retribution

  • forgiveness
  • pardon
  • sympathy
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More words related to retribution

castigation

noun. punishment
  • chastisement
  • chewing out
  • discipline
  • penalty
  • reproof
  • retribution
  • scolding

comeuppance

noun. deserved fate

counteraction

noun. retaliation

counterattack

noun. retaliation

counterblow

noun. retaliation

deserts

noun. what is due one
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