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riposte

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a quick witty response
  • he's known for having a brilliant riposte to nearly any insult

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riposte

verb

Synonyms & Antonyms of riposte (Entry 2 of 2)

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

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“Riposte.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/riposte. Accessed 21 Sep. 2020.

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