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- Violent response to an act of harm or perceived injustice.
- An act of minor revenge
- An act of violent response.
2009 January 13, “`Never again,' says survivor”, in Toronto Star:
- Hamas knew there would be massive retaliations.
- See also Wikisaurus:revenge
act of responding violently to an act of harm or perceived injustice