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reprisal
used in Babbitt

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Definition
a retaliatory action — typically against an individual or group

(A retaliatory action is one taken to harm someone who previously harmed you.)
  • He was allowed to snarl "Oh, let me alone!" without reprisals.
    Chapter 18 (93% in)

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