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retaliates

verb
present tense third-person singular of retaliate

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to punish in kind the wrongdoer responsible for
  • retaliated his neighbor's malicious destruction of his flower garden by cutting down the man's prize apple tree

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“Retaliates.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/retaliates. Accessed 28 Nov. 2020.

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