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meed
A merited reward
remuneration
Compensation, pay, or recompense
restitution
A reimbursement, or a restoration of something to its rightful owner
retribution
A deserved punishment
gauntlet
(1) A glove worn to protect the hand from wounds. (2) A form of punishment in which offenders run between two rows of people who strike at them as they pass.
pillory
A device for public punishment, consisting of a wooden board with holes for the head and hands.
caliber
Quality or degree of excellence
commensurate
Corresponding, propotionate, or equal in measure or extent.
congruent
Agreeing, harmonious, or coming together
correlate
To make an orderly connection, or to show a mutual relationship between different items.
sector
a section or division of an area
scope
Range or extent of understanding or of any activity
latitude
(1) the angular distance north or south of the equator on the earth's surface. (2) Freedom from narrow limits.
longitude
The angular distance east or west on the earth's surface.
microcosm
A little world or miniature universe; or a representation on a small scale.
incidence
Rate, range, or amount of occurance or influence.
twain
two
avoirdupois
A system of weights based upon a pound of sixteen ounces.
tare
the weight of an empty container or vehicle; or an allowance made for the weight or a container.