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comeuppance

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Noun
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come=up=pance

CIDE DICTIONARY

comeuppancen. 
     An unpleasant experience a person endures, which is viewed by others as a just retribution for bad behavior; just deserts; as, the Senator took bribes for years, and finally got his comeuppance when he was caught in a sting operation.  [PJC]

OXFORD DICTIONARY

comeuppance, n. colloq. one's deserved fate or punishment (got his comeuppance).

Etymology
COME + UP + -ANCE

THESAURUS

comeuppance

compensation, desert, deserts, deserving, due, due reward, dues, just deserts, merit, merits, punishment, quittance, recompense, reprisal, requital, retribution, revenge, reward, rights, what is due, what is merited

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