talion

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Retaliation; retribution

Simple talion may be fine for wartime, but politics between wars demands symmetry and a more elegant idea of justice, even to the point of masquerading, a bit decadently, as mercy.

Retaliation
talion

    Hyphenation

    tal·i·on

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    Etymology

    () From Middle French talion, from Latin talis (“such”).

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