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requital

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noun re·quit·al \ri-ˈkwī-təl\

Definition of requital

  1. 1 :  something given in return, compensation, or retaliation

  2. 2 :  the act or action of requiting :  the state of being requited



Examples of requital

  1. <the judge ordered the landlord to pay his former tenants $100,000 each as requital for goods lost or damaged in the apartment fire>

  2. <the electrician's requital for the used car was in the form of work on the dealer's house>



1567

First Known Use of requital

1567

Rhymes with requital


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