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retaliation

noun

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the act or an instance of responding to an injury with an injury
  • police believe that the murder was in retaliation for an earlier gangland execution

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“Retaliation.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/retaliation. Accessed 16 Oct. 2021.

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