repercuss

transitive verb
reper·​cuss | \ ¦rēpə(r)¦kəs also ¦rep- \
-ed/-ing/-es

Definition of repercuss

: to drive or beat back

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History and Etymology for repercuss

Latin repercussus, past participle of repercutere, from re- + percutere to beat, strike

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“Repercuss.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/repercuss. Accessed 20 Sep. 2020.

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