just deserts

plural noun

Definition of just deserts

formal
: the punishment that one deserves We all want to see this criminal get his just deserts.

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“Just deserts.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/just%20deserts. Accessed 19 Oct. 2021.

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