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EXAMPLE SENTENCES FROM THE WEB

I felt that Alla would sooner or later urge me on to be the humble means of a retributive justice overtaking him.
CONFESSIONS OF A THUGPHILIP MEADOWS TAYLOR
A general shout proclaimed the acquiescence of the other seamen in this act of retributive justice.
NEWTON FORSTERCAPTAIN FREDERICK MARRYAT
Here are no expressions of malice, no invocations even of God's retributive justice, not a complaint of suffering wrongfully!
Sadly and prayerfully while she slept lifted he the retributive mallet and beat in her brittle pate.
Is there no retributive justice dogging his heels, from which all the glories and adulations of earth cannot shield him?
THE LIFE OF THOMAS WANLESS, PEASANTALEXANDER JOHNSTONE WILSON
The people, shocked at the removal of the Druidical works, predicted retributive justice to those who disturbed the sacred relics.
When this view of the matter was suggested by Esau to the Skipper, he said, Retributive justice be blowed!
THREE IN NORWAYJAMES ARTHUR LEES
These latter exceptions already form a prelude to the more general application of the retributive idea in later times.
As a matter of fact, the retributive idea is far from being implicated with other-world hopes.
You have stepped into quite a new character—you personify Retributive Justice now.
THE LAW AND THE LADYWILKIE COLLINS

WORDS RELATED TO RETRIBUTIVE

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judderverb (used without object) | [juhd-er ]SEE DEFINITION