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The action of returning a military attack
“Hakimullah Mehsud, an aide of Pakistan's Taliban chief, Baitullah Mehsud, said the attack was retaliation for the operations in Swat.”
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Punishment inflicted in the spirit of moral outrage or personal vengeance
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An angry or negative reaction to an event or action
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The act of recriminating
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The state or quality of being vengeful
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A reactionary response to a product, service, or task
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A sharp, angry, or witty reply
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Something given as a reward or in recompense for something done
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