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Retaliation

Re`tal`i`a´tion
n.1.The act of retaliating, or of returning like for like; retribution; now, specifically, the return of evil for evil; e.g., an eye for an eye, a tooth for a tooth.
Noun1.Retaliationretaliation - action taken in return for an injury or offense
Synonyms: revenge

RETALIATION. The act by which a nation or individual treats another in the same manner that the latter has treated them. For example, if a nation should lay a very heavy tariff on American goods, the United States would be justified in return in laying heavy duties on the manufactures and productions of such country. Vatt. Dr. des Gens, liv. 2, c. 18, Sec. 341. Vide Lex talionis.

alternation, amends, atonement, avengement, avenging, balancing, battledore and shuttlecock, blood feud, blow for blow, commutation, compensation, cooperation, correction, counteraction, counterbalancing, counterblow, counterchange, cross fire, discipline, exchange, expiation, feud, getting even, give-and-take, indemnification, indemnity, interchange, intermutation, interplay, lex talionis, measure for measure, mutual admiration, mutual support, mutual transfer, mutuality, offsetting, permutation, punishment, quid pro quo, reciprocality, reciprocation, reciprocity, recompense, rectification, redress, reparation, repayment, reprisal, requital, restitution, retribution, revanche, revanchism, revenge, satisfaction, something for something, substitution, sweet revenge, tit for tat, transposal, transposition, vendetta, vengeance
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