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repercussion

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the power to bring about a result on another
  • your decision not to go to college will have repercussions you'll feel for years to come

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The first known use of repercussion was in 1543

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“Repercussion.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/repercussion. Accessed 6 Jul. 2020.

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