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Sample sentences for the GRE study word retribution

retribution can be used as a noun

1.But the hour of retribution had arrived. - from Myths and Legends of Ancient Greece and Rome by E.M. Berens
2.I thought that was a poetical retribution for her crime.. - from Anne Of Green Gables by Lucy Maud Montgomery
3.A wrong is unredressed when retribution overtakes its redresser. - from The Works of Edgar Allan Poe by Edgar Allan Poe
4.Forgive, and leave his further retribution to the Power that claims i. - from The Scarlet Letter by Nathaniel Hawthorne
5.Thus the law Of retribution fiercely works in me.. - from The Divine Comedy, Complete by Dante Alighieri
6."It is a long time," repeated his wife "and when is it not a long time Vengeance and retribution require a long time it is the rule.. - from A Tale of Two Cities by Charles Dickens
7.See ye not, she is the scarlet letter, only capable of being loved, and so endowed with a millionfold the power of retribution for my si. - from The Scarlet Letter by Nathaniel Hawthorne
8.There is no satisfaction in vengeance unless the offender has time to realize who it is that strikes him, and why retribution has come upon him. - from A Study In Scarlet by Arthur Conan Doyle
9.I cannot guess how many days have passed since then, but I have endured misery which nothing but the eternal sentiment of a just retribution burning within my heart could have enabled me to support. - from Frankenstein by Mary Wollstonecraft (Godwin) Shelley
10.Of piety and impiety to gods and parents, and of murderers, there were retributions other and greater far which he described. - from The Republic by Plato

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