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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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Recurrence, renewal or resumption of an action. Also: Any infliction or act by way of retaliation on an enemy.

Usage examples (29)
  • Are there allegations of reprisal by the corporation?
  • But I do worry a little, about reprisal from the general public.
  • Tonkin reprisal in August 1964 and in the myriad attacks against North
  • That he can say this in the mainstream media without any reprisal is just not right and down right scary. for more
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