A few days later, Meldrum dragged the man out of his house and severely beat him as retribution for threatening his wife.
Prior to the shooting, on Friday, he posted eight videos on YouTube detailing his anger, frustrations, and plans for retribution.
As the last line of defense, the goalkeeper is also first in the firing line when blame and retribution are meted out.
The protests in support of Martin have been peaceful, and no one has called for violence or retribution.
They kill leaders from the rebel-led Free Syrian Army (FSA) without the slightest fear of retribution.
Justice began the work of retribution early, and he who troubled the rest of all others was unable to find quiet for himself.
I am guilty; or rather, I have been guilty; and this is my retribution.
The rest of the campaign was an easy progress, and terrible was the retribution which it brought with it.
People talk about the future state as being 'a state of retribution.'
Sufferings endured by the living were believed to be retribution for sins committed in a former life.
late 14c., "repayment," from Old French retribution and directly from Latin retributionem (nominative retributio) "recompense, repayment," noun of action from past participle stem of retribuere "hand back, repay," from re- "back" (see re-) + tribuere "to assign, allot" (see tribute). Originally "that which is given in return for past good or evil;" restricted modern use of "evil given for evil done" (1560s) is from day of retribution (1520s), in Christian theology the time of divine reward or punishment.