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ripostes

noun
plural of riposte

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(Entry 1 of 2)

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

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ripostes

verb
present tense third-person singular of riposte

Synonyms & Antonyms of ripostes (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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“Ripostes.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/ripostes. Accessed 26 Sep. 2020.

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