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retorts

noun , plural of retort

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1 a quick witty response
  • she responded to the heckler with a scathing but hilarious retort that instantly won over the audience
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2 something spoken or written in reaction especially to a question
  • the salesclerk responded to my query about the price with a brusque retort
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