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 Meanings and Examples of REPRISE
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reprise
 n.  musical repetition; repeat performance; recurrent action
Classic Sentence:
1  Nothing can be more melancholy than these reprisals in painting, by a pack of cards, in the presence of stakes for the roasting of smugglers and of the cauldron for the boiling of counterfeiters.
Les Misérables (V4) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 7: CHAPTER III—SLANG WHICH WEEPS AND SLANG WHICH LAUGHS
2  Mother Hucheloup did not appear to understand very clearly the benefit which she was to derive from these reprisals made on her account.
Les Misérables (V4) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 12: CHAPTER IV—AN ATTEMPT TO CONSOLE THE WIDOW HUCHELOUP
3  Gavroche disdainfully contented himself, by way of reprisal, with elevating the tip of his nose with his thumb and opening his hand wide.
Les Misérables (V4) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 11: CHAPTER II—GAVROCHE ON THE MARCH
Example Sentence:
1  We enjoyed the soprano's solo in Act I so much that we were delighted by its reprise in the finale.
2  She tried to persuade the soldiers that they would not suffer reprisals if they surrendered.
3  They promised that individuals could live freely without fear of reprisal from the military.
4  They didn't tell the police for fear of reprisal.
5  Villagers have reported that thousands of homes have been burned to the ground in reprisal attacks mainly by the FDLR.