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Emotional ResponsePlay
Retaliate implies a personal reaction to being wronged, often driven by emotions. SlideWhen insulted, he retaliated with a scathing comeback.
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Expect Negative ActPlay
The action taken to retaliate is normally viewed as negative and rarely constructive. SlideThe company retaliated against the false claims by suing the accuser.
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Immediate ReactionPlay
Retaliation often suggests an immediate or direct response to some provocation. SlideAfter the prank, she retaliated by hiding his phone.