What is another word for reprisal?

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[ ɹɪpɹˈa͡ɪzə͡l], [ ɹɪpɹˈa‍ɪzə‍l], [ ɹ_ɪ_p_ɹ_ˈaɪ_z_əl]

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How to use "Reprisal" in context?

A word most often used when discussing violence is retaliation. The definition of retaliation is to take action in response to an act or series of acts. This might be verbal, physical, or even financial. Retaliation can be considered as a form of self-defense or revenge. It is often thought that retaliation is a bad thing because it can lead to more violence. However, in some cases, retaliation can be the only thing that can stop someone from attacking or killing someone else. Retaliation can also be a powerful form of communication.

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