deserves

present tense third-person singular of deserve
as in earns
to be or make worthy of (as a reward or punishment) the team really deserved that victory after the way they played

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“Deserves.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/deserves. Accessed 22 Jul. 2024.

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