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retaliative (adjective)
Related to getting revenge or doing something to another person which he or she has done to the other person; a reprisal or returning evil for evil, an eye for an eye, a tooth for a tooth: "The retaliative comments by Rebecca were her responses to the severe criticisms made by Ron, another worker, regarding her higher wage level."
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