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retaliative

See definition of retaliative on Dictionary.com
  • as inpunitive
  • as inpunitory

synonyms for retaliative

  • disciplinary
  • penal
  • punishing
  • retaliatory
  • vindictive
  • punitory
  • correctional
  • in reprisal
  • in retaliation
  • revengeful
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antonyms for retaliative

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  • beneficial
  • rewarding
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    How to use retaliative in a sentence

    They deplored incendiarism, machine destruction, and all the purely retaliative acts of the laborers.
    VIOLENCE AND THE LABOR MOVEMENTROBERT HUNTER
    The idea of retaliative measures was a product of the brain of Jeff Davis.
    COMPANY GA. R. (ALBERT ROWE) BARLOW
    The most ancient punishment in English law was retaliative—membrum pro membro, but ultimately at common law fine and imprisonment.
    ENCYCLOPAEDIA BRITANNICA, 11TH EDITION, VOLUME 17, SLICE 8VARIOUS
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    WORDS RELATED TO RETALIATIVE

    • correctional
    • disciplinary
    • in reprisal
    • in retaliation
    • penal
    • punishing
    • punitory
    • retaliative
    • retaliatory
    • revengeful
    • vindictive
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