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How to use comeuppance in a sentence

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.
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You young smart Alecks will get your comeuppance, muttered the man.
THE TRAIL BOYS ON THE PLAINSJAY WINTHROP ALLEN
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WORDS RELATED TO COMEUPPANCE

  • admonishment
  • admonitions
  • blame
  • calling downs
  • castigation
  • censures
  • chidings
  • comeuppances
  • dressing-downs
  • grooming
  • hard times
  • lectures
  • piece of one's minds
  • raggings
  • raps
  • rebukes
  • reprehensions
  • reproofs
  • scoldings
  • slap on wrists
  • talking-tos
  • telling-offs
  • tongue-lashings
  • what fors
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