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retaliate vi

: to act in revenge
re·tal·i·a·tion [-ta-lē-ā-shən]

re·tal·i·a·tive [-ta-lē-ā-tiv]

re·tal·ia·to·ry [-tal-yə-tōr-ē]

Source: Merriam-Webster's Dictionary of Law ©1996. Merriam-Webster, Incorporated. Published under license with Merriam-Webster, Incorporated.

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