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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - An act of repaying; A justly deserved penalty.

Usage examples (34)
  • She deserved the requital that was given to her.
  • And in requital of such good wishes, our good master gives you a holyday.
  • I have no ready money; but take this from me in requital of thy kindness and good offices.
  • Then she threw me a purse containing three hundred dinars and said to me, ‘This is mine and I give it to thee by way of douceur in requital of thy judgment.’ for more
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