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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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adj. - Providing justification; Given or inflicted in requital according to merits or deserts; Of or relating to or having the nature of retribution.

Usage examples (19)
  • Adjective : vindicatory killings
  • The lawyers tell us that, of all the departments of the law, the vindicatory is the most important.
  • A series of arguments in support of vindicatory justice — First, from the
  • His supreme right, dominion, and vindicatory justice are of no account with them. for more
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