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Similar words: represententrepreneurtake pride incompriseprisonerrepresentationrepresentativesurprisingMeaning: [rɪ'praɪzl]  n. a retaliatory action against an enemy in wartime. 
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1, They didn't tell the police for fear of reprisal .
2, Civilian targets were bombed in reprisal.
3, They shot ten hostages in reprisal for the assassination of their leader.
4, The attack was in reprisal for the kidnapping of their leaders.
5, Alfred was shot in reprisal for the killing of a rival gang member.
6, A dozen hostages were shot in reprisal for the killing of an army officer.
7, A reprisal for her unwillingness to co-operate last night?
8, His murder was a reprisal for an injury to a rival gang member.
9, They were afraid of reprisal because the Arabs had just ambushed a relief convoy at Kubri.
10, This was widely viewed as a reprisal for the reporting of Gough.
11, His murder was reprisal for injury to some one in a rival gang.
12, That piercing gaze threatened immediate reprisal, the tough, unyielding stance of his hard body blocked her path and intimidated her.
13, There is no political alternative but a big reprisal.
14, People were shot in reprisal.
15, They bombed civilian targets in reprisal.
16, The assassination was in reprisal for invasion.
17, Although the country's leftists objected, few risked reprisal by speaking out.But Obama Sr. boldly published a counterproposal.
18, Mr. Bush makes thinly veiled threat of reprisal against his backers in Afghanistan.
19, Civilian targets were bombed in reprisal ( for the raid ).
20, They bombed the enemy villages in reprisal for the killing some of their own troops.
21, They promised that individuals could live freely without fear of reprisal from the military.
22, Given the power of the managerial hierarchy to dispense or withhold rewards,( open acts of defiance expose individuals to reprisal.
23, The decision takes immediate effect and will remove for many workers the threat of reprisal from aggrieved party officials.
24, In the distance smoke rose over the old city, where Hindu mobs were massacring Sikhs in reprisal for Indira's assassination.
25, As we have argued above, since all nuclear weapons are indiscriminate and inhumane, their use even in reprisal is illegal.
26, Between 1953 and 1955, the United States could have effectively destroyed the Soviet Union with little likelihood of serious reprisal.
27, Theirs is a heteronomous morality: they have few rules of their own, but out of fear of reprisal, may follow the rules of others.
28, Rumour had it ( that ) he was killed in a reprisal raid in the local area.
29, Individuals can express their opinions, orally and in writing, without fear of reprisal or punishment.
30, We self - censor our thoughts for fear of reprisal.
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