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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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Something given in payment for a wrong; revenge. Severe punishment for something very serious.

Usage examples (38)
  • Disease is the retribution of outraged Nature.
  • The swiftness of divine retribution
  • I'm going to have to be extra picky with the proofreading in retribution!
  • Consequently, China's rare earth retribution is stirring an extremely uneasy reaction. for more
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