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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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adj. - Given or inflicted in requital according to merits or deserts; Of or relating to or having the nature of a punishment or a reward.

Usage examples (16)
  • Adjective : retributive justice
  • In violent hands, but deadly sure and retributory.
  • Were even the gods not exempt from retributory justice?
  • I have already begun my retributory purposes, as I may call them. for more
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