comeuppance - Dictionary definition and meaning for word comeuppance

(noun) an outcome (good or bad) that is well deserved
Synonyms : comeupance , deserts

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A student attempts a prank during a lecture. The teacher holds up a stick in her hand and asks the student to come up and face the consequence(punishment) he deserves.
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com up with your results for a problem
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come+uppance= uppance sounds like offence, so when u do any offence punishments will COME behind you which is DESERVED
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come up and take punishment
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COME UP and pay the penance.. I will give you comeuppance, you will never comeuppance against me ever after
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