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     The act of retaliating, or of returning like for like; retribution; now, specifically, the return of evil for evil; e.g., an eye for an eye, a tooth for a tooth.  [1913 Webster]
    "God . . . takes what is done to others as done to himself, and by promise obloges himself to full retaliation."  [1913 Webster]
Syn. -- Requital; reprisal; retribution; punishment.



n. The natural rock upon which is reared the Temple of Law.



alternation, amends, atonement, avengement, avenging, balancing, battledore and shuttlecock, blood feud, blow for blow, commutation, compensation, cooperation, correction, counteraction, counterbalancing, counterblow, counterchange, cross fire, discipline, exchange, expiation, feud, getting even, give-and-take, indemnification, indemnity, interchange, intermutation, interplay, lex talionis, measure for measure, mutual admiration, mutual support, mutual transfer, mutuality, offsetting, permutation, punishment, quid pro quo, reciprocality, reciprocation, reciprocity, recompense, rectification, redress, reparation, repayment, reprisal, requital, restitution, retribution, revanche, revanchism, revenge, satisfaction, something for something, substitution, sweet revenge, tit for tat, transposal, transposition, vendetta, vengeance




N compensation, equation, commutation, indemnification, compromise, neutralization, nullification, counteraction, reaction, measure for measure, retaliation, equalization, robbing Peter to pay Paul, set-off, offset, make-weight, casting-weight, counterpoise, ballast, indemnity, equivalent, quid pro quo, bribe, hush money, amends, counterbalance, counterclaim, cross-debt, cross- demand, compensating, compensatory, countervailing, in the opposite scale, equivalent, in return, in consideration, but, however, yet, still, notwithstanding, nevertheless, nathless, none the less, although, though, albeit, howbeit, mauger, at all events, at any rate, be that as it may, for all that, even so, on the other, hand, at the same time, quoad minus, quand meme, however that may be, after all is said and done, taking one thing with another, light is mingled with the gloom, every dark cloud has a silver lining, primo avulso non deficit alter, saepe creat molles aspera spina rosas.


N retaliation, reprisal, retort, payback, counter- stroke, counter-blast, counterplot, counter-project, retribution, lex talionis, reciprocation, tit for tat, give and take, blow for blow, quid pro quo, a Roland for an Oliver, measure for measure, diamond cut diamond, the biter bit, a game at which two can play, reproof valiant, retort courteous, recrimination, revenge, compensation, reaction, retaliating, retaliatory, retaliative, talionic, in retaliation, en revanche, mutato nomine de te fabula narratur, par pari refero, tu quoque, you too, you're another, suo sibi gladio hunc jugulo, a beau jeu beau retour, litem _รง, lite resolvit.

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