Synonyms of retaliation in English:


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1‘the bombing was in retaliation for a rebel raid on two border villages’

revenge, vengeance, reprisal, retribution, requital, recrimination, an eye for an eye, an eye for an eye and a tooth for a tooth, getting even, redress, repayment, payback
response, reaction, reply, reciprocation, counterattack, counterstroke, comeback, tit for tat, measure for measure, blow for blow
lex talionis
rare ultion, a Roland for an Oliver