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Word: reprisal

Definition: retaliation


More Vocab Words

::: subsequent - following in time or order; later
::: hideous - repulsive to the sight; ugly; repugnant; Ex. hideous face/scream
::: trifling - trivial; unimportant
::: exude - flow out slowly; discharge (gradually); give forth; N. exudation
::: rebus - representation of words in the form of pictures or symbols; puzzle in which pictures or letters stand for words; Ex. ``R U 18'' is a rebus for ``Are you 18''.
::: outgoing - sociable; eager to mix socially with others
::: purgatory - place of spiritual expiation; temporary state or place in which the souls must expiate their sins
::: revelry - boisterous merrymaking; V. revel: engage boisterous festivities; enjoy greatly; N: boisterous festivity or celebration
::: suavity - urbanity; polish; ADJ. suave: smooth and courteous
::: lechery - gross lewdness; lustfulness; ADJ. lecherous; N. lecher: lecherous man