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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 re·quit·al /rɪˈkwaɪtḷ/

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Re·quit·al n.  The act of requiting; also, that which requites; return, good or bad, for anything done; in a good sense, compensation; recompense; as, the requital of services; in a bad sense, retaliation, or punishment; as, the requital of evil deeds.
 No merit their aversion can remove,
 Nor ill requital can efface their love.   --Waller.
 Syn: -- Compensation; recompense; remuneration; reward; satisfaction; payment; retribution; retaliation; reprisal; punishment.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n 1: a justly deserved penalty [syn: retribution]
      2: an act of requiting; returning in kind