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-percŭtĭo , cussi, cussum, 3, v. a., strike, push, or drive back, cause to rebound; to reflect, reverberate, re-echo, resound (not ante-Aug.; cf.: repello, reflecto).
II. Trop., to cast back, retort, repel: “aliena aut reprehendimus, aut refutamus, aut elevamus, aut repercutimus, aut eludimus,Quint. 6, 3, 23: “repercutiendi multa sunt genera,id. 6, 3, 78: orationes dicto, Plin. praef. § 31: fascinationes (despuendo), to avert (syn. aversari), id. 28, 4, 7, § 35.
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