requite


From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Requite \Re"quite"\ (r?-kw?t"), v. t. [imp. & p. p. Requited;
   p. pr. & vb. n. Requiting.] [Pref. re- + quit.]
   To repay; in a good sense, to recompense; to return (an
   equivalent) in good; to reward; in a bad sense, to retaliate;
   to return (evil) for evil; to punish.
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         He can requite thee; for he knows the charma
         That call fame on such gentle acts as these. --Milton.
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         Thou hast seen it; for thou beholdest mischief and
         spite, to requite it with thy hand.      --Ps. x. 14.
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   Syn: To repay; reward; pay; compensate; remunerate; satisfy;
        recompense; punish; revenge.
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