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synonyms for lex talionis

  • amends
  • atonement
  • compensation
  • eye for an eye
  • indemnification
  • indemnity
  • meed
  • payback
  • quid pro quo
  • reciprocity
  • recompense
  • rectification
  • reparation
  • restitution
  • retaliation
  • tit for tat
  • tooth for a tooth
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How to use lex talionis in a sentence

Lex non est decretum mere disciplinare: e natura ipsa contractus matrimonialis desumitur.
ESSAYS IN PASTORAL MEDICINEAUSTIN MALLEY
Estne una lex pro ista a natura castrata et alia pro muliere a chirurgo castrata et tertia pro vetula senectute castrata?
ESSAYS IN PASTORAL MEDICINEAUSTIN MALLEY
It is clear from the above that if Mendelssohn failed to give Chopin his due, Chopin did more than apply the jus talionis.
FREDERICK CHOPIN AS A MAN AND MUSICIANFREDERICK NIECKS
Isaac showed off, all right, with his 'Bipets are sings vis two lex!'
PATCHWORKANNA BALMER MYERS
The common law is the law of England, the unwritten law of England, the lex non scripta.
A REPORT OF THE DEBATES AND PROCEEDINGS IN THE SECRET SESSIONS OF THE CONFERENCE CONVENTIONLUCIUS EUGENE CHITTENDEN
It is time that the lex talionis should be applied to those who have so often made themselves merry at our expense.
GRAHAM'S MAGAZINE VOL XXXII NO. 6 JUNE 1848VARIOUS
But, cessante ratione, cessat etiam lex; this only applies where the deceased was himself the mortgager.
BLACKWOOD'S EDINBURGH MAGAZINE, VOLUME 64, NO. 393, JULY 1848VARIOUS
The English version has obscured the sense by adding, without authority, l. 212, where lex is taken in its natural meaning of law.
SELECTIONS FROM EARLY MIDDLE ENGLISH 1130-1250: PART II: NOTESVARIOUS
In the prairies of the Far West, this law is exactly the same as the ancient lex talionis of the Hebrews.
THE TRAPPER'S DAUGHTERGUSTAVE AIMARD
According to St. Augustine, an unjust law does not appear to be a law: Lex esse non videtur qu justa non fuerit.
CHARLES SUMNER; HIS COMPLETE WORKS, VOLUME III (OF 20)CHARLES SUMNER
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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capacitor

WORDS RELATED TO LEX TALIONIS

  • amends
  • atonement
  • compensation
  • eye for an eye
  • indemnification
  • indemnity
  • lex talionis
  • meed
  • payback
  • quid pro quo
  • reciprocity
  • recompense
  • rectification
  • reparation
  • restitution
  • retaliation
  • tit for tat
  • tooth for a tooth
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.