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  • as inretort
  • as inridicule
  • as intaunt
  • as inParthian shot
  • as inderision
  • as ingibe
  • as inanswer

synonyms for parting shot

  • quip
  • rejoinder
  • repartee
  • antiphon
  • comeback
  • cooler
  • counter
  • crack
  • gag
  • jape
  • jest
  • joke
  • lip
  • reply
  • reprisal
  • respond
  • response
  • retaliation
  • return
  • revenge
  • riposte
  • sally
  • topper
  • wisecrack
  • witticism
  • back answer
  • back talk
  • snappy comeback
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antonyms for parting shot

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  • kindness
  • question
  • request
  • sympathy
    • love
    • approval
    • respect
    • commendation
    • adulation
    • compliment
    • admiration
    • praise
    • flattery
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    How to use parting shot in a sentence

    There was no fighting; a rifle shot now and then from the crests where we saw our fellows clearly.
    GALLIPOLI DIARY, VOLUME IIAN HAMILTON
    A was an Archer, who shot at a frog; B was a Butcher, and had a great dog.
    BOYS AND GIRLS BOOKSHELF; A PRACTICAL PLAN OF CHARACTER BUILDING, VOLUME I (OF 17)VARIOUS
    Dockier, a prominent leader of the Levelers, in the times of the English commonwealth, was shot by order of the government.
    THE EVERY DAY BOOK OF HISTORY AND CHRONOLOGYJOEL MUNSELL
    There was not a moment to lose, for one well-directed shot might exterminate half of us.
    BLACKWOOD'S EDINBURGH MAGAZINE, NO. CCCXXXIX. JANUARY, 1844. VOL. LV.VARIOUS
    Then, having shot nothing that day, he turned towards the Pole with a feeling of disappointment.
    THE GIANT OF THE NORTHR.M. BALLANTYNE
    No one was hurt, although the shot was evidently intended for my party.
    BLACKWOOD'S EDINBURGH MAGAZINE, NO. CCCXXXIX. JANUARY, 1844. VOL. LV.VARIOUS
    If we had shot 'em without discrimination, the cowards would have got bold, seein' that they weren't safer in rear than in front.
    BLACKWOOD'S EDINBURGH MAGAZINE, NO. CCCXXXIX. JANUARY, 1844. VOL. LV.VARIOUS
    The sepoys refused to obey, and the sowars, drawing their pistols, shot dead or severely wounded six British officers.
    THE RED YEARLOUIS TRACY
    One Turkish Company, about a hundred strong, was making an ugly push within rifle shot of our ship.
    GALLIPOLI DIARY, VOLUME IIAN HAMILTON
    To-day I have stood in the main battery which has fired a shot establishing, in its way, a record in the annals of destruction.
    GALLIPOLI DIARY, VOLUME IIAN HAMILTON
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    WORDS RELATED TO PARTING SHOT

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