Repercussion in a sentence

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Definition of Repercussion

  • The act of driving back, or the state of being driven back; reflection; reverberation; as, the repercussion of sound.
  • Rapid reiteration of the same sound.
  • The subsidence of a tumor or eruption by the action of a repellent.
  • 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.
  • a movement back from an impact
  • a remote or indirect consequence of some action

How to use repercussion in a sentence. Repercussion pronunciation.

Swinge her skin-coat as if thou wert beating on stock-fish; and let the repercussion of thy clapper from her resounding metal make a noise as if a double peal of chiming-bells were hung at the cremasters of thy ballocks.
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And even now the ground was shaken with the repercussion of distant volleys of artillery, and along the road a stream of men were running toward Brussels, horses galloped by frightened and riderless, or dragging broken gun-carriages behind them in the mud.
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When the air around was no longer shaken by constant repercussion, Bobby fell asleep.
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On the other hand it is not inconceivable that Gerbert could have learned something of Islamic and other extra-European traditions during his period of study with the Bishop of Barcelona-a traveling scholarship that seems to have had many repercussions on the whole field of European scholarship.
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When one end is held in a vise, and the shank is struck with a hammer, the repercussion of the other end, or beak, within the article worked upon gives the requisite blow for producing raised work.
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And, if released, could have massive repercussions in the world financial community.
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However, during the fifteen minute discussion he was told by his CI compa- triots that both the blackmail and the ECCO investigations situa- tions had international repercussions and he should keep his nose out of it.
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Intuitively, the President knew that the crisis developing before his eyes meant massive computer damage, and the repercussions would be felt through the economy and the country.
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When his conscience annoyed him, it was usually Maggie who felt the repercussion.
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The same truth holds good in lighter matters; Biron and Rosaline in comedy are as simply lovers and no more as were their counterparts and coevals in tragedy: there is more in Benedick and Beatrice than this simple quality of love that clothes itself in the strife of wits; the injury done her cousin, which by the repercussion of its shock and refraction of its effect serves to transfigure with such adorable indignation and ardour of furious love and pity the whole bright light nature of Beatrice, serves likewise by a fresh reflection and counterchange of its consequence to exalt and enlarge the stature of her lover's spirit after a fashion beyond the reach of Shakespeare in his first stage.
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Antonyms: dutiful, submissive, docile, compliant, deferential, obedient. rebound, v. recoil, ricochet; reverberate, reëcho. rebound, n. rebounding, resilience, repercussion, recoil, ricochet.
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On the homefront the most vital, the most strenuous and glorious task confronting them—a task that will have far-reaching repercussions on not only the fortunes of the Faith in their homeland but on the whole continent as well, and is bound to exercise a far-reaching influence on the destinies of the Faith throughout the world—is the initiation of prompt and effective measures for the selection and purchase of the site of the first Ma_sh_riqu’l-A_dh_kár in Europe to be followed by the adoption of a suitable design and the necessary steps for its execution.
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Examples of Repercussion

Example #1
God send fools more wit and us more money!
Example #2
As I say marry, so do I understand that thou shouldst fall to work as speedily as may be; yea, my meaning is that thou oughtest to be so quick and forward therein, as on this same very day, before sunset, to cause proclaim thy banns of matrimony, and make provision of bedsteads.
Example #3
The whole of that stream was carrying the news of Wellington's disaster to Brussels and to Ghent: not knowing that behind them had already sounded the passing bell for the Empire of France.
Example #4
The wind was playing with the hay as the women tossed it, and their shrill laughter came echoing across the meadow.
Example #5
It was not yet dawn, even though far away in the east there was a luminous veil that made the sky look like living silver.
Example #6
St. Genis would have come to her by then: she would be happy to see him safe and well, and perhaps-in the midst of her joy-she would think of the friend who so gladly offered up his life for her.