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Synonyms and Antonyms of retribution

  1. the act or an instance of responding to an injury with an injury <the neighborhood is being torn apart by an endless cycle of gang violence and retribution> Synonyms payback, reprisal, requital, retaliation, revenge, vengeanceRelated Words counter, counterattack, counteroffensive; castigation, chastisement, correction; desert(s), discipline, nemesis, penalty, punishment, wrath; amends, compensation, indemnification, indemnity, quittance, recompense, recoupment, redress, remuneration, reparation(s), restitutionNear Antonyms clemency, grace, leniency, lenity, mercy; forgiveness, pardon, remission

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