Tikibu: pronunciation dictionary with use examples

Word: retaliatory
IPA transcription: [ɹit'æljət,ɔɹi]
adverb meaning of the word
  • Synonyms: retaliatory, relatiative, retributive, retributory, vindicatory
    Meaning: of or relating to or having the nature of retribution; "retributive justice demands an eye for an eye"
Usage examples
  • She stiffened at the note of sarcasm, and a retaliatory impulse made her say:--