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retribution

Μὴ φῦναι τὸν ἅπαντα νικᾷ λόγον -> Not to be born is, past all prizing, best.
Sophocles, Oedipus Coloneus l. 1225

English > Greek (Woodhouse)

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substantive

punishment: P. and V. τιμωρία, ἡ, τίσις, ἡ (Plato), ζημία, ἡ. P. κόλασις, ἡ, V. ποινή, ἡ, or pl. (rare P.), ἄποινα, τά (rare P.), ἀντίποινα, τά; see penalty.

personified: V. Νέμεσις, ἡ.

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