action taken in return for an injury or offense
Violent response to an act of harm or perceived injustice.
An act of violent response
the act of retaliating, or of returning like for like; retribution; now, specifically, the return of evil for evil; e.g., an eye for an eye, a tooth for a tooth
Retaliation is the second album by American comedian Dane Cook. It was released on July 26, 2005 by Comedy Central Records. The CDs contain a concert done by Cook at The Comedy Connection in Boston, Massachusetts. The DVD contains Dane's appearances on Shorties Watchin' Shorties and Crank Yankers, Comedy Central's Denis Leary Roast and Comedy Central's Bar Mitzvah Bash. The Crank Yankers call Foreign Guy English Lessons is previously unreleased. The album debuted at #4 on the Billboard 200, which was the most successful comedy album debut since Steve Martin's A Wild and Crazy Guy in 1978. It went gold six days after its initial release and platinum on November 30, 2005. As of April 16, 2008, the album has sold 1,264,748 copies in the US alone.
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The numerical value of retaliation in Chaldean Numerology is: 7
The numerical value of retaliation in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
It was retaliation, not an act of war.
Now is the perfect time to speak my mind without fear of retaliation.
The time is for peace. The time is not for senseless killing, retaliation, reprisal.
(Beijing's) economic retaliation against South Korea is inappropriate and troubling.
We will, whenever the evidence shows retaliation is engaged in, hold them accountable.
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- kosto, kostoiskuFinnish
- aicheamhail, dìoghaltasScottish Gaelic
- ritorsione, rappresagliaItalian
- represália, retaliaçãoPortuguese
- воздаяние, возмездиеRussian
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