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synonyms for reprisal

  • retaliation
  • retribution
  • vengeance
  • counterblow
  • requital
  • avengement
  • avenging
  • counterstroke
  • eye for an eye
  • paying back
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antonyms for reprisal

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  • forgiveness
  • pardon
  • kindness
  • sympathy
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How to use reprisal in a sentence

Though the film received rave reviews at the 2020 Sundance Film Festival last January, global streamers passed on acquiring it, possibly because they feared reprisals from Mohammed’s government.
AN ALLEGED SAUDI TROLL CAMPAIGN IS TARGETING A MOVIE ABOUT THE MURDER OF JAMAL KHASHOGGISTEVEN ZEITCHIKJANUARY 21, 2021WASHINGTON POST
ESPN obtained the messages in 2017 but did not report the story because the woman, who is not from the United States and is not fluent in English, feared reprisal from Porter.
METS FIRE GM JARED PORTER AFTER ESPN DETAILS LEWD, HARASSING TEXTS TO FEMALE REPORTERDAVE SHEININ, CINDY BORENJANUARY 19, 2021WASHINGTON POST
Thirty other Ugandan humanist groups backed the letter, although some refused to be named due to fears of reprisal.
CAN UGANDA HELP AFRICA BREAK THE CHURCH’S GRIP ON WEDDINGS?CHARU KASTURIDECEMBER 14, 2020OZY
Another worried about potential reprisals from EA in the future.
‘BATTLE FOR MIDDLE-EARTH’ EXPOSED THE STRESSES OF GAME DEVELOPMENT. THEY HAVEN’T GONE AWAY.MATT PAPROCKIDECEMBER 3, 2020WASHINGTON POST
“A source close to the Gómez campaign, who requested anonymity for fear of reprisal, tells JI that Justice Democrats is no longer actively fundraising for Gómez because of disagreements over Israel,” reported the outlet.
POLITICS REPORT: IT’S HAPPENING! PLUS, THE ELECTIONS CONTESTSCOTT LEWIS AND ANDREW KEATTSOCTOBER 31, 2020VOICE OF SAN DIEGO
The witness, unnamed in this story because she said she fears reprisals, was pedaling her exercise bike in her apartment when she heard the first shots.
NEW EYEWITNESS ACCOUNTS: FEDS DIDN’T IDENTIFY THEMSELVES BEFORE OPENING FIRE ON PORTLAND ANTIFA SUSPECTBY BRYAN DENSON FOR PROPUBLICA AND CONRAD WILSON, OREGON PUBLIC BROADCASTINGOCTOBER 13, 2020PROPUBLICA
The Council of Caledonia, in great indignation, issued letters of mark and reprisal against Spanish vessels.
THE HISTORY OF ENGLAND FROM THE ACCESSION OF JAMES II.THOMAS BABINGTON MACAULAY
Cousin would have tried a shot at the renegade if not for fear of instant reprisal on the girl.
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Despite the justice of the reprisal, it went against his nature to kill an unarmed enemy.
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In accordance with their usual practice, they claimed that the British used the gas first, and that they used it only in reprisal.
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WORDS RELATED TO REPRISAL

  • apology
  • atonement
  • expiation
  • indemnification
  • indemnity
  • quittance
  • recompense
  • redress
  • reparation
  • reprisal
  • requital
  • restitution
  • restoration
  • satisfaction
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