But fear of retribution may prevent the poor from exercising their informal and even legal rights.
People were free to criticize the government, without fear of retribution !
The sermon preaches Christian hope and faith rather than retribution .
According to media reports, the company, in retribution , then halted the payment of the workers' May salaries.
He also had to think about his credibility, which was too valuable to be squandered on gratuitous retribution .
Louis entered Dijon not to scenes of rebellion and retribution , but to one of proper submission and loyalty.
In thinking about ethical justice, we veer between the notions of forgiveness and retribution .
The lex talionus, or law of retribution , teaches that the punishment should fit the crime.
Laertes, Polonius' son, returns with a mob from Paris and demands retribution against Hamlet.
Minos threatened war against Athens in retribution for his son's death.