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Synonyms

revenge

noun

something that you do to hurt or punish someone because they have hurt you or someone else

vengeance

noun

the act of harming or killing someone because they have done something bad to you

retribution

noun

punishment that someone deserves because they have done something very bad

retaliation

noun

the act of doing something harmful or unpleasant to someone because they have done something harmful or unpleasant to you

reprisal

noun

something unpleasant that is done to punish an enemy or opponent because of something bad that they have done to you

counterattack

noun

an attack against someone who has just attacked you in a war, game, or argument

payback

noun

a bad or unpleasant thing that someone does to you after you have done something bad or unpleasant to them

vendetta

noun

a situation in which one group or family tries to kill or harm another because of harm that the other group did to them previously, especially when this continues for a long time

tit for tat

noun

informal something that you do to harm someone because they have harmed you

revenge

noun

relating to or done in revenge

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an eye for an eye (and a tooth for a tooth)

the idea that someone who has harmed another person should be punished by having the same thing done to them

comeback

noun

British a way of making someone accept responsibility for something bad they have done to you

two wrongs don’t make a right

used for saying that you should not react to someone’s wrong behaviour by doing something wrong yourself

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a form of location that involves the underwater detonation of a bomb which causes sound waves that are picked up by ships

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