reprisal

[ ri-prahy-zuhl ]SEE DEFINITION OF reprisal

EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR REPRISAL

The fate of the "Reprisal" was even harder than that of her consort.

Well, I don't mind; you shall plan the reprisal and then get us out of the mess.

Will you let me plan the reprisal attack as well as arrange to get you out?

"If it is reprisal you want, Sir Duke, you shall have it," he panted.

Friedrich is positive on the point, "Reprisal our clear remedy!"

His brother had been killed and the stage was set for reprisal.

Captain Wickes was the same day named Commander of the "Reprisal."

They, in reprisal, sacked his castle of Crichton, and nearly caught him.

She shall, in time of war, grant no letters of marque and reprisal.

The acts of reprisal to which we are forced do not rejoice us in the least; they sadden us.

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