Antonyms for comeback

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While I turned to answer it, my mind was still hunting a comeback to this.

As she's beamin' straight at me I has to give her some comeback.

Angela gasped: "Oh, comeback, comeback, darling Miss Humf'ay!"

Now, with every chance for a comeback, Nan wanted me to pass!

I didn't have any comeback about that, for there was certainly some truth in what he says.

Of course, with a little effort you could still stage a comeback.

Family and community are the costars of this great American comeback.

I doubt whether I shall see you when you comeback, so write a jolly lot of letters.

Nobody will run away with me; and I can very easily amuse myself with picking up shells till you comeback.

Carmichael paused here to give em a comeback at him; but their mouths were dry, and they only hemmed an hawed.

WORD ORIGIN

"verbal retort," 1889, from come + back (adj.). Meaning "recovery, return to former position or condition after retirement or loss" is attested from 1908, American English.

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