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requitals

noun
plural of requital

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1 payment to another for a loss or injury
  • the judge ordered the landlord to pay his former tenants $100,000 each as requital for goods lost or damaged in the apartment fire

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2 something (as money) that is given or received in return for goods or services
  • the electrician's requital for the used car was in the form of work on the dealer's house

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3 the act or an instance of responding to an injury with an injury
  • "an eye for an eye" is a form of requital that is still legal in some countries

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“Requitals.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/requitals. Accessed 12 Aug. 2020.

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