- Word Parts
|part of speech:
||repayment for one's actions, esp. punishment for evil.
The public were demanding retribution for the crime, and therefore the suspect had to be heavily guarded.
- deserts, requital, retaliation, revenge, vengeance
- similar words:
||justice, penalty, vengeance, wrath
The word retribution
contains the following part:
that means grant; allot