Definition for RE-QUI'TAL

RE-QUI'TAL, n. [from requite.]

  1. Return for any office, good or bad; in a good sense, compensation; recompense; as, the requital of services; in a bad sense, retaliation or punishment; as, the requital of evil deeds.
  2. Return; reciprocal action. No merit their aversion can remove, / Nor requital can efface their love. – Waller.

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