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noun as in deserved fate


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The tales are read by Dahl himself, and his sharp voice, swift delivery and air of relish in delivering comeuppance to bullies and other nasties adds to the pleasure of his dark genius.

Democratic pundits had spent hours licking their wounds vowing comeuppance.

After all, the comeuppance of the Big Bad is the good part of any horror story.

It even has a comeuppance ending, and the bad guy is killed.

Taranto's “comeuppance” idea rests on two odd assumptions/insinuations.

But what is clear is that Taranto thinks that my $200 per month rate increase represents some much-deserved comeuppance.

You young smart Alecks will get your comeuppance, muttered the man.

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On this page you'll find 28 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to comeuppance, such as: retribution, due, recompense, requital, due reward, and just deserts.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.