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noun as in answer, reply


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But it is also a rejoinder to the view, which I expressed, that ethical norms are paramount.

If I could sum it up in a few choice words, I would, but instead I hem and haw, before stumbling through some rambling rejoinder.

To which, so far as I can tell, the supporters of Chavez rejoinder thusly: the poor loved him.

To every summons to duty, Heller has a clever and disturbing rejoinder.

But that announcement was quickly followed by a sharp rejoinder from the Securities and Exchange Commission.

"The authority of Mademoiselle de La Vauvraye," was the unanswerable rejoinder.

Without waiting for Mata's rejoinder, Um-ko, who had heard the words of the priest, now came swiftly to the veranda.

After a few words from Mr. Harvey in rejoinder, his amendment was put and negatived without a division.

"The 'ragamuffin' always speaks of his enemies with courtesy, and the filibusters love their leader," was her pointed rejoinder.

"He would be an exceedingly unreasonable man who could find fault with such a wife as mine," was his smiling rejoinder.

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On this page you'll find 31 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to rejoinder, such as: rebuttal, repartee, retort, comeback, confutation, and counterargument.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.