Repercussing
Repercuss Re`per*cuss" (-k[u^]s"), v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Repercussed} (-k?st");p. pr. & vb. n. {Repercussing}.] [L. repercusus, p. p. of repercutere to drive back; pref. re- re- + percutere. See {Percussion}.] To drive or beat back; hence, to reflect; to reverberate. [1913 Webster]

Perceiving all the subjacent country, . . . to repercuss such a light as I could hardly look against. --Evelyn. [1913 Webster]


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  • Repercuss — Re per*cuss ( k[u^]s ), v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Repercussed} ( k?st );p. pr. & vb. n. {Repercussing}.] [L. repercusus, p. p. of repercutere to drive back; pref. re re + percutere. See {Percussion}.] To drive or beat back; hence, to reflect; to… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Repercussed — Repercuss Re per*cuss ( k[u^]s ), v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Repercussed} ( k?st );p. pr. & vb. n. {Repercussing}.] [L. repercusus, p. p. of repercutere to drive back; pref. re re + percutere. See {Percussion}.] To drive or beat back; hence, to… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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