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Synonyms for retaliatory
re·tal·ia·to·ry

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. retaliatory, relatiative, retributive, retributory, vindicatoryadjective

    of or relating to or having the nature of retribution

    "retributive justice demands an eye for an eye"

    Synonyms:
    justificative, retributive, justificatory, relatiative, retributory, vindicatory

    Antonyms:
    rehabilitative

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. retaliatoryadjective

    Synonyms:
    retaliating, revenging

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How to use retaliatory in a sentence?

  1. George Ghali of Lebanese rights:

    There have been lots of arrests and lots of beatings, unfortunately many of them have been tolerated by local leadership or even by municipal police... and justified within the current security situation, what is concerning for us is not just retaliatory arrests but general xenophobia.

  2. Mohammad Ali Mousavi Jazayeri:

    I am openly saying that Britain should be scared of Iran's retaliatory measures over the illegal seizure of the Iranian oil tanker.

  3. Risa Heller:

    Allison has been clear that her relationship with Jeff changed during Covid, and regrets that they didn’t properly disclose it to WarnerMedia at that time. Continuing to publicly debate the private details of her personal life reeks of sexism and only further underscores WarnerMedia’s retaliatory actions against her.

  4. John Cornyn:

    I am glad he is considering retaliatory action, because we have seen that red lines that go on in forest just encourage further provocative action by Assad. So, it is unconventional to be sure. Something I doubt any other president would have done.

  5. Pat Shanahan:

    The Chinese retaliatory tariffs have essentially closed the Chinese market for Genuine Alaska Pollock Producers pollock.


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