Thesaurus / repartee

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Often, the “meet cute” is adorable and the lovers’ repartee is charming.

Though it might have been that even the fat girl's repartee was more a matter of repertoire.

Charles Lamb's story of the discovery of roast pork comes into one's head with an effect of repartee.

"You's schoolmars, I reckon," answered Jim, grinning at his repartee.

Rodman the KeeperConstance Fenimore Woolson

Largely as a point of repartee, I told him not to be too certain I was not sure of my aim.

Down the ColumbiaLewis R. Freeman

Demonax, the friend of Lucian, was as remarkable for his wit and repartee as for his kindly nature.

History of English Humour, Vol. 1 (of 2)Alfred Guy Kingan L'Estrange

He excelled in unpremeditated discourse, which, whether in the shape of repartee or jest, was always appropriate and vivacious.

Jessie, however, was really too much worried to enter into any repartee of this character.

Like the heroes of the Celtic poems, like the inhabitants of Gaul in all ages, he is prompt at repartee (argute loqui).

Monsieur was so charm with his repartee, that he obtained the article at the price he offered.

Over the OceanCurtis Guild

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