Synonyms and Antonyms of reprisal

  1. 1 usually reprisals pl  payment to another for a loss or injury a peace agreement that was rejected because it contained no provisions for reprisals Synonyms damages, indemnification, indemnity, quittance, recompense, recoupment, redress, remuneration, reparation, compensation(s), requital, restitution, satisfactionRelated Words punitive damage, solatium; amends, atonement, expiation; refund, reimbursement, repayment; adjustment, settlement; punishment, retaliation

  2. 2 the act or an instance of responding to an injury with an injury after defeating them last year in the finals, our team nervously awaited the expected reprisal by our archrivals in this year's tournament Synonyms payback, revenge, requital, retaliation, retribution, vengeanceRelated Words counter, counterattack, counteroffensive; castigation, chastisement, correction; desert(s), discipline, nemesis, penalty, punishment, wrath; amends, compensation, indemnification, indemnity, quittance, recompense, recoupment, redress, remuneration, reparation(s), restitutionNear Antonyms clemency, grace, leniency, lenity, mercy; forgiveness, pardon, remission

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holding stubbornly to a belief or view

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