retaliator

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Both cannot be retaliators; one must be the aggressor, the other the retaliator.

WORD ORIGIN

1610s, from Latin retaliatus, past participle of retaliare "requite, retaliate" (see retaliation). Related: Retaliated; retaliating.

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avenger

nounsomeone taking vengeance
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