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Repercussion

Re`per`cus´sion   Pronunciation: ~k?sh´?n
n.1.The act of driving back, or the state of being driven back; reflection; reverberation; as, the repercussion of sound.
Ever echoing back in endless repercussion.
- Hare.
2.(Mus.) Rapid reiteration of the same sound.
3.(Med.) The subsidence of a tumor or eruption by the action of a repellent.
4.(Obstetrics) In a vaginal examination, the act of imparting through the uterine wall with the finger a shock to the fetus, so that it bounds upward, and falls back again against the examining finger.
Noun1.repercussion - a remote or indirect consequence of some action; "his declaration had unforeseen repercussions"; "reverberations of the market crash were felt years later"
Synonyms: reverberation
2.repercussion - a movement back from an impact
Synonyms: backlash, rebound, recoil
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Repellent
repellently
Repeller
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repellingly
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Repentant
Repentantly
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Repentingly
Repentless
Repeople
Reperception
Repercuss
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Repercussive
Repertitious
Repertoire
Repertory
repertory company
Reperusal
Reperuse
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Repetition
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repetitiousness
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repetitive strain disorder
repetitive strain injury
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