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Reprisal

Re`pris´al   Pronunciation: r?-priz´al
n.1.The act of taking from an enemy by way of reteliation or indemnity.
2.Anything taken from an enemy in retaliation.
3.The act of retorting on an enemy by inflicting suffering or death on a prisoner taken from him, in retaliation for an act of inhumanity.
4.Any act of retaliation.
Letters of marque and reprisal
See under Marque.
Noun1.reprisal - a retaliatory action against an enemy in wartime
amends, avengement, avenging, blood feud, comeuppance, compensation, counterblow, desert, deserts, feud, getting even, indemnification, indemnity, just deserts, punishment, quittance, recompense, redress, repayment, requital, restitution, retaliation, retribution, revanche, revanchism, revenge, reward, sweet revenge, vendetta, vengeance, vindication, what is due, what is merited
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