repercussive


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repercussive

(rē″pĕr-kŭs′ĭv)
1. Causing repercussion.
2. An agent that repels; a repellent.
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This draft statute emphasizes the pedagogical thrust of the prohibition, downplays the repercussive role of the law, and embodies aspects of approaches adopted by those countries that have banned corporal punishment of children.
When he implores his surf-shop riot-grrl sweetheart Kai (Keala Kennelly) to "seek God," her subsequent freak-out has repercussive ripples for other characters.
and most western democracies are founded on a separation of church and state, the total banishment of religion from public schools has the repercussive effect of weakening tolerance for the general practice of religion.
Muslim extremists list the novel alongside dance, nudity and movies as a corrupting Western influence--not without reason as the novel has always had repercussive social effects.
That this right is still endlessly contested today explains a large measure of the film's repercussive force.