vindicatory


From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Vindicatory \Vin"di*ca*to*ry\, a.
   1. Tending or serving to vindicate or justify; justificatory;
      vindicative.
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   2. Inflicting punishment; avenging; punitory.
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            The afflictions of Job were no vindicatory
            punishments to take vengeance of his sins. --Abp.
                                                  Bramhall.
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