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Word: comeuppance

Definition: deserts; well-deserved punishment or misfortune; rebuke


Sentences Containing 'comeuppance'

Gaz got his comeuppance in the media dubbed 'Super September', in which Gaz was attacked and left in a coma.
He noted that "J.R. had developed into a character we felt everyone out there wanted to see get his comeuppance.
Soapnet wrote "the stage was being set for a much-anticipated reunion between first loves Nick Newman and Sharon Collins . Nick's wife, Phyllis, had been scheming to keep them apart for months, and a lot of fans were looking forward to her comeuppance just as much as Nick and Sharon's hookup."
The comic was published through Comeuppance Comics, an independent comic company that shut down after three issues.

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