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Indeed, many WeChat users have told CPIFC that they feel real fear that the Party-state or its agents will retaliate against them or their family, and that, as a result, they self-censor — despite the fact that they live in California.

When officers were hit in the face with bear spray, they did not have the equipment or weapons to retaliate, he added.

The ruling stands, which would mean the WTO could authorize China to retaliate.

Cops then retaliated with a raid of their own on a gay bar in the Castro.

Many Moroccan loyalists retaliated, looting and pillaging Sahrawi neighborhoods.

She retaliated by using her telekinetic powers to overturn their party bus.

Fatah retaliated by trying to overthrow Hamas in the Gaza Strip.

It is clear as day that the department retaliated toward me for reporting XXXX for kicking Mr. XXXX.

So the Spaniards retaliated with revenge, the weapon of the weak, that "wild kind of justice."

They retaliated by a few shots, and the whole party re-embarked.

The German government retaliated by a decree of the Reichsbank refusing to deal with Russian paper.

Lekain retaliated by giving publicity to certain episodes in the lady's private life which did not redound to her credit.

Many men would have retaliated: he felt their griefs, their wrongs, as keenly as they did.


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On this page you'll find 32 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to retaliated, such as: reciprocate, return, retrospect, get, pay, and revenge.

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