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comeuppance

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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

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“Comeuppance.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/comeuppance. Accessed 25 Oct. 2020.

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