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Reprisal

Pronunciation of Reprisal
/ɹɪpɹˈa͡ɪzə͡l/, /ɹɪpɹˈa‍ɪzə‍l/, /ɹ_ɪ_p_ɹ_ˈaɪ_z_əl/

Synonyms for reprisal:

Sense 1

comeuppance, counterattack.

Sense 2

requital, tit for tat.

Sense 6

lesson.

Other synonyms and related words:

indemnification, requital, redress, comeuppance, vendetta, satisfaction, restitution, Recoupment, compensation, indemnity, quittance, payback, recompense, counterattack.

compensation (noun)

quittance, Recoupment, indemnification, payment.

punishment (noun)

confinement, judgment, retribution, crucifixion, payment, persecution, punishment, execution, discipline, revenge, torture, anguish, castigation, incarceration, distress, fine, chastisement, verdict, sentence, penalty, affliction, agony, burden, forfeiture, correction, imprisonment, price.

retaliation (noun)

counterblow, reparation, retort, response, retaliation, return, countercharge, reciprocation, counteraction, vengeance, exchange.

retribution (noun)

counterattack.

revenge (noun)

counterblow, vengeance, requital, retaliation, retribution.

revenge (verb)

comeback, vendetta.

Usage examples for reprisal:

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