GRE Word List

REPRISAL

retaliation

Repercussion: IELTS Vocabulary
Repercussion: IELTS Vocabulary

The meaning of the word reprisal is retaliation.

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debunkexpose as false, exaggerated, worthless, etc.; ridicule
lecherygross lewdness; lustfulness; ADJ. lecherous; N. lecher: lecherous man
fervorglowing ardor; intensity of feeling; quality of being fervent or fervid; zeal; intense heat