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tr.v. re·quit·ed, re·quit·ing, re·quites
a. To make return for (something done or felt) in a similar or appropriate fashion: "Pearl felt the sentiment, and requited it with the bitterest hatred that can be supposed to rankle in a childish bosom" (Nathaniel Hawthorne).
b. To avenge (an insult or wrongdoing).
a. To respond to (another) or do something to or for (another) in return for that person's action or emotion: "If he love me to madness, I shall never requite him" (Shakespeare).
b. To get revenge on (another) for wrongdoing.

[Middle English requiten : re-, re- + quiten, to pay; see quit.]

re·quit′a·ble adj.
re·quit′er n.
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449-50, where Eteocles calls upon the guardian Artemis [TEXT NOT REPRODUCIBLE IN ASCII]; and 485, where the Chorus pray to Zeus the Requiter [TEXT NOT REPRODUCIBLE IN ASCII].
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