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 for reprise
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Reprise \Re*prise"\ (r?-pr?z"), n. [F. reprise, fr. reprendre,
     repris, to take back, L. reprehendere. See Reprehend.]
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     1. A taking by way of retaliation. [Obs.] --Dryden.
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     2. pl. (Law) Deductions and duties paid yearly out of a manor
        and lands, as rent charge, rent seck, pensions, annuities,
        and the like. [Written also reprizes.] --Burrill.
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     3. A ship recaptured from an enemy or from a pirate.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Reprise \Re*prise"\, v. t. [Written also reprize.]
     1. To take again; to retake. [Obs.] --Spenser.
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     2. To recompense; to pay. [Obs.]
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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  reprise
      v 1: repeat an earlier theme of a composition [syn: reprise,
           reprize, repeat, recapitulate]

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