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Repercussion   Listen
noun
Repercussion  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."
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.






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Words linked to "Repercussion" :   reverberation, repercuss, effect, movement, recoil, consequence, bounce, backlash, ricochet, motion, bouncing, upshot, rebound, carom, event, outcome



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