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  • n. retaliation

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. Retaliation.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A return of like for like; retaliation.

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Examples

  • Between the internal strife, with half of the Cardassian fleet turning against the Dominion, the war damage inflicted by the Alpha Quadrant allies-much of the war had been fought in Cardassian territory, after all-and the horrendous re-taliation taken against Cardassia Prime by the Domin - ion, the war had left the Cardassian Union in what could kindly be called a shambles.

    Demons Of Air And Darkness

  • Requiring disclosure, the organization has argued, could deter donations from people who fear re-taliation from pro-gay marriage groups or individuals.

    BangorDailyNews.com - News

  • Wri - ters, one fliould imagine, ought, above all others, to be rdervtsi s INTRODUCTION. refervcd upon that article, when they lie fo open to re - taliation.

    Elements of criticism

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