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Word: repercussion

Definition: rebound; reaction; reverberation; Ex. serious repercussion


Sentences Containing 'repercussion'

"Invasion" opens to several new surgical residents from Mercy West entering Seattle Grace, a repercussion of the recent merger.
Another repercussion was the severe rightward direction of post-Kun Hungary.
Daniel Ruczko (born 3 July 1982 in Bremen, Germany) is an internationally known Artist. Daniel is mostly known for his work as a music producer, under the alias "Rusher" he released Drum Bass Music on several international Labels (Citrus, Close2Death, Barcode Recordings, and more), and with his free downloadable mixing series "The Repercussion", he reached over 80.000 listeners with each mix.
One bitter repercussion was the association of Hungary's Jews with the suffering inflicted by the Communists; since Kun and most of his colleagues were Jewish, many Hungarians recognized a Jewish element in the Bolshevist conspiracy afoot in central Europe.

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