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repercuss (v.)

early 15c. (Chauliac), "reduce swelling by repelling the humor causing it," from Latin repercusus, past participle of repercutere "to strike or beat back" (see repercussion). General sense of "beat or drive back" is from c. 1500. Related: Repercussed; repercussing.

updated on July 06, 2021

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Definitions of repercuss from WordNet

repercuss (v.)
cause repercussions; have an unwanted effect;
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