At this point, studio executives are still nervous that if they push too hard, theater chains might retaliate.
Perhaps those stores will retaliate by refusing to stock Universal movies.
Simultaneously, other major powers pressed Iran not to retaliate, arguing that Israel would use any retaliation to expand the war.
Should they just absorb the loss or retaliate by bombing Cuban airfields?
Nuclear weapons could prove the only way for it to retaliate in-kind, and nobody wants that.
Roche made no attempt to retaliate or resist, but crouched under the punishment.
By this means he announced that he was prepared to retaliate for any hurt he might receive.
The natives, on the other hand, had not been slow to retaliate.
Possibly, like Mephistopheles in Faust, he may retaliate on his adversaries.
And shall you retaliate on a miserable man driven mad with diabolical passion?