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riposte

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of riposte

  1. a quick witty response he's known for having a brilliant riposte to nearly any insult Synonyms of riposte comeback, repartee, retortWords Related to riposte squelch; back talk; crack, quip, sally, wisecrack, witticism, zinger; cut, insult, put-down

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riposte

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of riposte

  1. to speak or write in reaction to a question or to another reaction at cocktail parties she could riposte with lightning speed to even the most unexpected quip Synonyms of riposte come back, rejoin, reply, respond, retort, return, answerWords Related to riposte acknowledge, comment, communicate, correspond, react, remark; counter, defend, deny, explain, field, rebut, refuteNear Antonyms of riposte challenge, cross-examine, examine, grill, interrogate, pump, quiz; poll, query, surveyAntonyms of riposte ask, inquire, question



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