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Synonyms of retributive

Adjective


1. retaliatory, relatiative, retributive, retributory, vindicatory, punitive (vs. rehabilitative), punitory

usage: of or relating to or having the nature of retribution; "retributive justice demands an eye for an eye"

2. retributive, retributory, vindicatory, just (vs. unjust)

usage: given or inflicted in requital according to merits or deserts; "retributive justice"

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