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  • nounvengeance
  • nounrevenge

synonyms for retaliations

  • punishment
  • reprisal
  • retribution
  • revenge
  • eye for an eye
  • retribution
  • payback
  • vengeance
  • reprisal
  • reward
  • comeuppance
  • requital
  • riposte
  • tit for tat
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antonyms for retaliations

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  • forgiveness
  • pardon
  • sympathy
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How to use retaliations in a sentence

In his watery little eyes and his protruding, childish lip, I read the story of fruitless excesses and of vain retaliations.
THE ROMANCE OF A PLAIN MANELLEN GLASGOW
Any hope of revanche is abandoned in the reflection of the super-retaliations he himself conceives.
THE MERRY-GO-ROUNDCARL VAN VECHTEN
Wilson's retaliations in kind were many; and there was one form of his practical wit that disturbed me beyond measure.
THE WORKS OF EDGAR ALLAN POEEDGAR ALLAN POE
Bloody retaliations and reprisals were sanctified by the laws of contending nations.
HARPER'S NEW MONTHLY MAGAZINE, VOL. V, NO. XXIX., OCTOBER, 1852VARIOUS
Let us not try to make small retaliations and reprisals here and there.
NEW YORK TIMES CURRENT HISTORY: THE EUROPEAN WAR FROM THE BEGINNING TO MARCH 1915, VOL 1, NO. 2VARIOUS
The result was continual jealousies, dissensions, and sometimes reprisals and retaliations.
GOVERNMENT IN THE UNITED STATESJAMES WILFORD GARNER
There were aggressions, retaliations on both sides, the antagonism grew more intense.
THE DWELLING PLACE OF LIGHT, COMPLETEWINSTON CHURCHILL
The traitors were not made examples of, and negotiations and retaliations ceased.
THE RISE OF CANADA, FROM BARBARISM TO WEALTH AND CIVILISATIONCHARLES ROGER
I can see no end of retaliations unless someone ceases to retaliate.
SELECTED WORKS OF VOLTAIRINE DE CLEYREVOLTAIRINE DE CLEYRE
But the pessimistic Ptolemy was right there with another of his gloom-casting retaliations.
OUR NEXT-DOOR NEIGHBORSBELLE KANARIS MANIATES
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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