Requite

Definition of Requite

Re´quite´   Pronunciation: r?-kw?t´
v. t.1.To repay; in a good sense, to recompense; to return (an equivalent) in good; to reward; in a bad sense, to retaliate; to return (evil) for evil; to punish.
[imp. & p. p. Requited; p. pr. & vb. n. Requiting.]
He can requite thee; for he knows the charma
That call fame on such gentle acts as these.
- Milton.
Thou hast seen it; for thou beholdest mischief and spite, to requite it with thy hand.
- Ps. x. 14.

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