Definition of Retaliating

1. Verb. (present participle of retaliate) ¹



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Definition of Retaliating

1. retaliate [v] - See also: retaliate

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Retaliating

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retaining walls
retainment
retainments
retains
retake
retaken
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retakers
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retaking
retakings
retaliate
retaliated
retaliates
retaliating (current term)
retaliation
retaliations
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retaliators
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retaliatory eviction
retallied
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retapamulin

Literary usage of Retaliating

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1. The Literary Digest History of the World War: Compiled from Original and (1919)
"ENTENTE SOLDIERS retaliating WITH POISON GAS The weight of the initial attacks, the intensity of the bombardment and the determination with which the ..."

2. A Rebel War Clerk's Diary at the Confederate States Capital by John Beauchamp Jones (1866)
"Lee is opposed to retaliating on innocent prisoners the cruelties committed by the guilty in executing our men falling into their hands. •'i;:.v 23D. ..."

3. The Annals of Tennessee to the End of the Eighteenth Century: Comprising Its by James Gettys McGready Ramsey (1853)
"... will finally extend, to procure for this injured part of the Union, that justice, which nothing but retaliating on an unrelenting enemy, can afford. ..."

4. The Story of Cuba: Her Struggles for Liberty: The Cause, Crisis and Destiny by Murat Halstead (1897)
"... Way the Spaniards are retaliating—Cuba Laid Waste by Both Combatants—War, Pestilence and Famine—The Terrible Privations and Distress of the People. ..."

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