comeuppance


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something justly deserved

Synonyms for comeuppance

an outcome (good or bad) that is well deserved

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You are an woman who your neighbours' be hell and comeuppance.
Bhopal (Madhya Pradesh) [India], July 13 ( ANI ): Ahead of Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan's Jan Aashirwad Yatra, Madhya Pradesh Congress president Kamal Nath has written a letter to Lord Mahakal requesting to give former "comeuppance for his deeds."
Sentencing Asif, the judge told him: "You have now had your comeuppance."
SIR - Those who are full of their own self-importance often get their comeuppance in the end.
But they got their comeuppance from the people of London in a rumble called the Battle of Cable Street when they tried to march through the East End in 1936.
EMMERDALE ITV, 7pm It seems Debbie will stop at nothing to keep Pete out of prison - is it time for Charity's comeuppance? When D.I.
Since the forging of the (temporary) nuclear deal on Sunday between Iran and the P5+1 Group, there's been a strange burst of glee emanating from certain commentators (and a former National Security Adviser) about Israel finally receiving its comeuppance.
It was a joy to see that even one of the world's great lotharios got his comeuppance now and again.
He asserted that governments devastating performance in the last four years and now open contempt of judicial decisions warrants strong action rather comeuppance against the government so as to ensure supremacy of law.
I have put this matter in the hands of the police, so hopefully this nasty piece of work will get his comeuppance.
WHILE it''s good to see Keith and Sara Shea getting their timely comeuppance for living lavishly on drug millions, Daily Post July 30, let''s not get too carried away.
There is a certain satisfaction is watching someone get their comeuppance after being an intolerable hussy--but what about the intolerable hussy's feelings?
Government ministers in Caracas now find out about policy through the newspapers, and Chavez, buoyed by high oil, seems incapable of grasping the horrific comeuppance building under his own economic choices.
Brownback (pictured abve) apparently disapproves of Neff for overseeing a lesbian commitment ceremony four years ago, but now the senator is getting his comeuppance from the Church: "All churches, regardless of their theological convictions, should be concerned about the chilling effect of such an action on the ability of church members to freely practice their faith according to the dictates of their own conscience," said Rev.
November 7 gave President Bush a meal of comeuppance. Finally!