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Riposte


Definition: noun or verb

NOUN

  • a quick, clever reply to an insult or criticism.

  • a quick return thrust following a parry.

VERB

  • make a quick, clever reply to an insult or criticism.

  • make a quick return thrust in fencing

Synonyms:

  • retort

  • counter

  • rejoinder

  • sally

  • return

  • retaliation

  • answer

  • reply

  • response

  • comeback

  • retaliate

  • snap back

  • answer

  • reply

  • respond

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