I was quite ill afterward, and I wonder if retribution also overtook the turkey.
He decided to back down, in fear of violent retribution.
He considered his unlucky circumstances to be retribution for his past decisions.
Not a single friend, not a single enemy, was forgotten; the slightest service, the slightest wrong, had its place assigned in her faithful and implacable memory for retribution or reward.
The bullies became targets of her retribution.
Christians believe that divine retribution will occur at the end times.
Rumors were spreading that Mr. Montague was seeking retribution for the murder of his wife.
The loud man on the street corner felt that he was divinely called to bring retribution to earth.
He decided to remain anonymous out of fear of retribution from those who disagreed with his point of view.
The cult made it clear that retribution for betrayal would be swift and painful.
After years of seeking retribution for the attack, she chose to let go of her desire for revenge.
Esau and all the heathen shall drink full retribution for their banquet of carnage and plunder on Yahweh's holy mountain.
Retribution in human history is recognized, but attention is specially concentrated on the final judgment, which is usually conceived as taking place in two stages.
It is the community of which murdered and murderer were members which has the right to exact revenge and retribution, an idea which found expression in the foundation of the Areopagus.