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verb (retaliat, ing)
  1. To do something harmful or negative to get revenge for some harm; to fight back or respond in kind to an injury or affront.
John replied to Peter's insult with a verbal attack to for Peter's acid remark earlier.
Translations: 
  • French: riposter <ref>http://atilf.atilf.fr/ Le Trésor de la Langue Franí§aise informatisé</ref>
  • Italian: reagire, rivalersi <ref name=oxf-par>Oxford-Paravia Concise - Dizionario Inglese-Italiano e Italiano-Inglese. Edited by Maria Cristina Bareggi. Torino: Paravia, 2003 (in collaboration with Oxford University Press). W:Wikipedia:book sources, ISBN 8839551107. Online version http://www.oxfordparavia.it/ here</ref>

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