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What is the opposite of recompense?

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Opposite of compensation or reward given for loss or harm suffered or effort made
Opposite of something given as a reward or remuneration for something done
Opposite of remedy or compensation for a wrong or grievance
Opposite of a sum of money sent in payment or as a gift
Opposite of the money paid to someone for regular work
“My bills were piling up, my debt was getting bigger, and I was getting scared.”
Opposite of a thing of value given to recognize a particular deed
“His case will be heard by a three-member disciplinary commission, which will judge the case and assess the penalty.”
Opposite of the payment of a debt or fulfillment of an obligation or claim
“Bond investors were still smarting from the repudiation of bonds used to finance railroads, the Confederacy, and various carpetbagger governments.”
Opposite of punishment inflicted in the spirit of moral outrage or personal vengeance
Opposite of a reversal of an accounting entry, especially of a disputed credit card transaction
(just deserts) Opposite of a punishment that is deserved or merited
“He got his reward for effort with two fantastic goals late, where he showed off his famous evasive skills.”
Opposite of to make restitution, especially through payment
Opposite of to reward or repay (someone) for something done, given, etc.
Opposite of to pay off (a debt or creditor)
“The logical and just thing was to repudiate the enormous debt incurred by the monarchy.”
Opposite of to recompense or award someone in return for something done or given
“To punish me for my contempt of authority, Fate has made me an authority myself.”
Opposite of to pay someone for work done, or for some expense or loss
“As a matter of principle, the family chose to repudiate Manny until they were satisfied with his work.”
Opposite of to pay back money owed
“Seriously, how much did you pay for this coffee machine?”
Opposite of to make amends for past transgressions
“Kripa tried to justify his actions but knew he had behaved like a rogue.”
Opposite of to pay off one's debts
“I bought another car which will only serve to accumulate more debt on my credit card.”
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