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comeuppance


comeuppance

noun

Definition of COMEUPPANCE

suffering, loss, or hardship imposed in response to a crime or offense <as with many action movies, this one ends with a wild chase and an over-the-top fight sequence in which the bad guys finally get their comeuppance>

March 06, 2015
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Deposited, produced, or eroded by wind
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