Englisch-Deutsch Übersetzungen für das Wort: retaliation

Vergeltungsmaßnahme {f}Femininum (die)
Gegenschlag {m}Maskulinum (der) [fig.]
Rache {f}Femininum (die) (Vergeltung)
Repressalie {f}Femininum (die) (Vergeltungsmaßnahme)
Abrechnung {f}Femininum (die) [fig.] (Vergeltung)


Bespielsätze

What strength had I to dart retaliation at my antagonist?
Fortunately, the beasts seemed more bent on stretching their paws, and yawning, and flourishing their tails, than devouring me alive; but they would suffer no resurrection, and I was forced to lie till their malignant masters pleased to deliver me: then, hatless and trembling with wrath, I ordered the miscreants to let me out—on their peril to keep me one minute longer—with several incoherent threats of retaliation that, in their indefinite depth of virulency, smacked of King Lear.
‘“I’m weary of enduring now,” I replied; “and I’d be glad of a retaliation that wouldn’t recoil on myself; but treachery and violence are spears pointed at both ends; they wound those who resort to them worse than their enemies.”
The proceedings were generally short; and in most cases the law of retaliation prevailed.
The law of retaliation obtained almost universally with us as with them: and even their religion appeared to have shed upon us a ray of its glory, though broken and spent in its passage, or eclipsed by the cloud with which time, tradition, and ignorance might have enveloped it; for we had our circumcision (a rule I believe peculiar to that people:) we had also our sacrifices and burnt-offerings, our washings and purifications, on the same occasions as they had.
These unjustifiable practices on their part produced severity on the part of the Spaniards toward the subjects of Great Britain which were not more justifiable, because they exceeded the bounds of a just retaliation and were chargeable with inhumanity and cruelty.
We have observed the disposition to retaliation excited in Connecticut in consequence of the enormities perpetrated by the Legislature of Rhode Island; and we reasonably infer that, in similar cases, under other circumstances, a war, not of PARCHMENT, but of the sword, would chastise such atrocious breaches of moral obligation and social justice.
Hitherto, indeed, I had only taken notice of the comeliness of the youth, but without the least design: my pride alone would have guarded me from a thought that way, had not Mr. H....'s condescension with my maid, where there was not half the temptation, in point of person, set me a dangerous example; but now I began to look on this stripling as every way a delicious instrument of my designed retaliation upon Mr. H.... of an obligation for which I should have made a conscience to die in his debt.
Here he thanked me for the extreme pleasure I had procured him, and seeing, perhaps, some marks in my countenance of terror and apprehension of retaliation on my own skin, for what I had been the instrument of his suffering in his, he assured me, "he was ready to give up to me any engagement I might deem myself under to stand him, as he had done me, but that if I proceeding in my consent to it, he would consider the difference of my sex, its greater delicacy and incapacity to undergo pain."


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Deutsch Englisch
Vergeltungsmaßnahme {f} retaliation
Gegenschlag {m} [fig.] retaliation
Rache {f} (Vergeltung) retaliation
Repressalie {f} (Vergeltungsmaßnahme) retaliation
Abrechnung {f} [fig.] (Vergeltung) retaliation
G.I. Joe - Die Abrechnung (ein US-amerikanischer Spielfilm aus dem Jahr 2013) G.I. Joe: Retaliation
Retourkutsche {f} [fig., seltener] (Heimzahlung) retaliation (in kind)